Steven Lee Tucker, 63, of Elizabeth, Indiana passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his home. He was a1969 graduate of New Albany High School and attended Purdue University. Steve was an extremely talented craftsman and woodworker. He also enjoyed being outdoors, both gardening as well as farming. Steve had numerous interests that included anything regarding NASA and that which lies beyond the stars.
He was born on September 9, 1951 in New Albany to Kenneth and Rose Marie (Ringley) Tucker. Along with his parents, Steve is survived by his daughter, Abbie Ward (Eric); siblings, Carol Wibbels (Jack), Linda Stein, Patty Duffy, Gary Tucker, Tammy Simms (Kevin), Rick Tucker; grandchildren, Logan, Kenlie, Blaine; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Cremation was chosen following Steve’s wishes. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 PM on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN) and on Friday after 10 AM at the church. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM on Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church (129 W. Daisy Lane, New Albany, IN).