Sandra “Kay” Tucker

January 30, 1948 - July 26, 2019
Sandra “Kay” Tucker

Sandra Kay Tucker, known to friends as “Kay”, unexpectedly passed away on July 26, 2019. Kay was born in Eden, NC January 30, 1948, daughter of the late William Douglas and Ida Ruth Parker.

Kay had a special love for people, and she could be a friend to anyone. She was a kind-hearted loving wife and mother that devoted her life to her family.

Kay is survived by her husband and best friend Wayne Tucker, her children Laura Schultz (David) and Mike Tucker (Beth), her grandchildren Wils Tucker, Avery Tucker, Matthew Schultz, her sister Marsha Brumfield (Buddy), her brother-in-law Tommy Tucker (Susan) and nieces Elizabeth Hazelwood and Callie Janda.

A private family funeral is planned with a celebration of life with extended family and friends at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kay’s name may be made to The American Stroke Foundation via tmcfunding.com.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Wilmington Chapel 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • August 07, 2019
    Wanda Tuttle Dyer says:
    Wayne, I am so sorry to learn of Kay’s passing. I’ll always remember what cute high school sweethearts y’all were...lifetime sweethearts. My sincere sympathy to you and your family.

  • August 04, 2019
    Jillian Maguire says:
    I am so sorry to hear about the unexpected loss of Kay. Wayne, Laura and Mike my heart aches for you all. Strong prayers are being sent your way as you all try to navigate through this devastating time. I will always remember Kay as the sweet, perky, friendly Southern lady that she was. She will be greatly missed.

  • August 07, 2019
    Jane Parker and family says:
    Kay was the first grandchild born in the Parker family The first born is always special and she certainly was her entire life. She was lovely inside and out, a joy to be with. Kay has left a beautiful legacy of love, devotion, and laughter to her beloved family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Jane Parker and family

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