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Jerry Jo (Myers) Tucker

March 1, 1944 ~ April 17, 2022 (age 78)


Jerry Jo (Myers) Tucker, 78, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 17, 2022, at his residence following an extended illness.

Jerry was born March 1, 1944, in Frankfort, the son of Hugh and Lola Myers.  He was a 1962 graduate of Frankfort High School.  After high school, Jerry was drafted into the Army, where he served as an air traffic controller from 1966 to 1968.  Following the Army, Jerry worked for Indiana Bell, later retiring from AT&T.  After retirement, he enjoyed fishing and winters in Florida.

Jerry married the love of his life, Rinda Jane Coffman, on February 28, 1964, and they shared over 58 years of marriage together.

More than anything, Jerry’s family was the most important part of his life.  He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Rinda, of Lebanon; daughter, Jeri Joann Adams of Lebanon; daughter, Marnetta Jo Leonard of Elwood; daughter, Teri Lee Tucker of Atlanta, Georgia; granddaughter, Samantha Harsin of Crawfordsville; grandson, David Leonard of Elwood; grandson, Jesse Adams of Zionsville; granddaughter Tapanga Leonard of Elwood; three great-granddaughters, Riley Rogers, Kadence Adams and Kennedy Adams, all of Crawfordsville; and siblings, Connie Sue Randle of Ferdinand and Joy Myers of Indianapolis.

Jerry was preceded in death by both parents and a stepbrother, Russ Myers.

Visitation will be Monday, April 25, 2022, beginning at 1:00 p.m. until the start of the service at 3:00 p.m. at Genda Funeral Home~Frankfort.  Burial with military rites will be in Bunnell Cemetery. 

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April 25, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Genda Funeral Home- Frankfort

Funeral Service
April 25, 2022

3:00 PM
Genda Funeral Home- Frankfort

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