Terry Tucker

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Terrence L. Tucker “Terry” of Indianapolis IN passed away Thursday, July 7th 2016 in Indianapolis. Terry was born November 21st, 1954 at the Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville to Ray and Sari Virginia (Doyle) Tucker. He was a loving husband to Karen (Appel) Tucker and father to three daughters Sarah (David) Blount of Indianapolis , Chelsea Tucker and fiancé Justin Moore of Cincinnati, and Margo Tucker, a third year law student at Indiana University; Other survivors include his father and step-mother Ray and Marian Tucker of Dabney; father-in-law and mother-in-law Peter and Margaret Appel of Valparaiso; two brothers Trace (Denise) Tucker of Versailles and Trevor (Todd Freier) of Chicago; three sisters Renea (Bill) Kline of Dayton, Ohio, Becky (Frank) Eaton, and Lynn (Mike) Cumberworth both of Versailles. He was also a doting grandfather to his two grand-daughters Peyton, and Isabel Blount. He was preceded in death by his mother Sari Virginia, his nephew Tanner Tucker, and his childhood best friend Leslie Stratton, Jr. Terry was a proud graduate of Jac-Cen-Del High School in the class of 1973 and was a 1977 graduate of Hanover College where he played basketball for the Panthers and received his degree in biology.  He spent over 25 years working in sales for Signature Graphics alongside his best friend Ed Mosser. Terry truly enjoyed grilling, boating, watching the Reds, and spending time with his family. He was member of the Dabney Baptist Church and was a 2003 inductee of the Ripley County Basketball Hall of Fame. Terry set the scoring record for a single game in the Ripley County tourney when he scored 42 points in the championship game in 1973.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 16th at 1:00 pm at Dabney Baptist Church, 1103 N. Old Michigan Rd., Holton IN 47023. A meal will be provided by the church immediately following the service, and a small graveside gathering will be held at 4:00 pm at Union Flat Rock Cemetery near Osgood. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to the IU Hospital Transplant Program or the Tanner Tucker Scholarship Fund in care of the Stratton Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles.