Frank B. Tucker

Frank B. Tucker


April 24, 1925 – February 17, 2002


Frank was born April 24, 1925 in Hanna, Alberta. He spent his early years in Endiang, Alberta where many of the Tuckers farmed and are still farming today.


He was a World War II veteran and spent time overseas as a dispatch Rider. Frank worked in construction for many years before moving to the north end of Vancouver Island where he started a business in the logging industry as a log-hauling contractor for Canadian Forest Products.


He retired in 1982 at which time he and wife Betty were able to enjoy many years together. They spent their winters in palm Springs and summers in their home in Qualicum.


Frank and Betty left Qualicum in 1996 at which time they moved to Courtenay to be closer to family.


He is survived by his loving wife Betty, sons Ron (Tamara) and Brad. As well as his three grandchildren, Mika, Matthew and Hannah Dawn, also sister Maxine (Allen) in Salmon Arm, B.C.


He was predeceased by, his parents Sylvia and Forrest, sister Marie and brothers Deward and Ross.


He will be sadly missed by his family, including many nieces, nephews and many friends.


There will be no service at his request.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C.