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February 17, 2005

(8/12/1927 – 2/6/2005)

Charles “Emery” Tuck, 77, St. Joseph, MO, passed away February 6, 2005, at his residence. He had lived in St. Joseph since 1979, moving from Fairfield, IA.

Emery was born in Memphis, MO, on August 12, 1927. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict, and was a member of American Legion Post #359.

Emery worked in the measurement division of A & R Pipeline Company, retiring in 1983.

He married Patricia J. McNally on June 7, 1952, in Kewanee, IL. She survives of the home.

He is also survived by two daughters, Melinda J. Lawrence of Kansas City, MO and Michelle L. Shenk of San Leandro, CA; his son, Charles B. Tuck, II, of Grand Forks, ND; one brother, M.L. Tuck of Baring, MO; and four grandchildren.

He was dearly loved by his family and friends.

The body has been cremated under the direction of Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Chapel, St. Joseph, MO. There will be no visitation or services.

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