Robert Wayne “Bob” Tucker, 77, of Copeland, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

He was born Aug. 27, 1941, on the family farm near Copeland to Alrena Viola (Unruh) and Wayne Albert Tucker.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965. He farmed in the Copeland area.

He married Alyce Mae (Ewoldt) on March 28, 1970, in Thedford, Neb.

He is survived by his wife, Alyce Tucker of the home; a son, Tennessee Robert Tucker of Omaha, Neb.; sisters, Nancy Dotts of Montezuma, Rita Ewoldt of Valentine, Neb., Donna Stark of Copeland, and Carla Shewey of Dodge City.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Steve Tucker.

Cremation was entrusted to Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory of Sublette.

Memorial Service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the South Gray Jr. High School Gymnasium in Copeland. Interment will be at the Copeland Cemetery immediately following the service.

Suggested memorial contributions are to the Copeland American Legion Post #369, in care of Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory, P.O. Box 1200, Sublette, KS 67877. Condolences may be left online at