“Unfading will be his memory; through all generations his name will live.”
Atlee Allen Tucker Jr., 70, passed from this life to everlasting life on August 10, 2022, with his wife Carmen by his side. Allen was born in Tempe, AZ, to Grace and Atlee Tucker Sr. (deceased) on November 24, 1951. Raised in South Phoenix, he attended St. Catherine School along with his brothers Robert and Mark (both deceased) and made many life-long friends. Allen graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1969. “Once a Knight, always a Knight!” Soon after he joined the Arizona Army National Guard and proudly served for 22 years and retired Master Sergeant HHB 1 Bn 180 FA. Allen joined the U.S. Postal Service in 1977, where he was a courteous and conscientious Mail Carrier for 39 years. He was admired by his fellow carriers and customers alike. He was very proud of his military and postal service. But his greatest achievement and joy was his family. Allen and Carmen (Powers) were married for 48 years, raised three wonderful children, David (Noelle), Kathleen (Toby), and Jeff (Donna). We were blessed with 8 grandchildren, Robert (Amy), Madelin, Lucia, Steven, Andrew, Brody, Henry and Isabel, and one great-grand daughter Ivory. Although we are deeply saddened by his passing, we are so grateful for the happy home he provided. His kindness and gentle manner will continue to be an example for us.
“When a man walks in integrity and justice, happy are his children after him.” (Prov 20:7)
On Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 9:45 AM, Words of Remembrance will be held with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 AM at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 5045 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, with Interment to follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery. The family invites you to join them for a Celebration of Al’s Life at 6:00 PM that evening at the Tucker’s private residence. Condolences may be expressed at www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com