Billy Lee Tucker, age 63 of Gatesville, passed away in the early morning hours of January 31, 2020. Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 pm Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Scott’s Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Restland Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 11:00 am to 1 pm.
Billy was born on July 23, 1956 in Andrews, TX to Eldena Perkins and Melvin McCoy Tucker Sr. Billy moved to Austin at a young age where he grew up and attended school. He served his country as a United States Marine from 1975-1979. Billy married Joy Davis in August of 1980. He worked in construction and drywall construction in Austin for many years. Billy was a member of Buda Masonic Lodge A.F.&A.M. #800. He was also a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church in Moody. To know Billy was to love him and to know you were loved.
He was preceded in death by his father and two great granddaughters.
Billy is survived by his wife of 39 years, Joy Tucker; mother, Dena Tucker; daughters, Tricia Denise Tucker and husband, Jermaine and Tammy Denise Householder and husband Chuck; sisters, Darlene Tucker, and Linda Gail Tucker Bell; brother, Melvin M. Tucker Jr. and Artie Meredith; grandchildren, Linzie, Bubba, Kandi, Terri, JaDen, Ashlynn, Nyla and Anysa and seven great-grandchildren.