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William Tuck

William Robert “Wayne” Tuck, age 91, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Van Ayer Nursing and Rehab Center in Martin. Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin with Rev. Kylan Mann officiating. Burial followed in East Side Cemetery in Martin. Pallbearers were Jamie Tuck, Dr. Mark Gaylord, Tommy Tuck, Ronnie Parks, Mark Rushing and Keith Davis.  Honorary pallbearers were Will Tuck, Dr. Lane Cowsert and Michael Tuck. Tuck was a self-employed truck driver hauling for Ford Construction until his retirement and was a member of Central Baptist Church in Martin. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Ruby Derington Tuck of Martin; his son, Steve (Gail) Tuck of Martin; his grandson, Jamie (Amy) Tuck of Martin; great-grandson, Will Tuck of Martin; and one sister, Ellen Gaylord of Knoxville. Tuck was preceded in death by his parents, Asa Tuck and Rosa Cooper Tuck; one sister, Farah Mae Cowsert; and three brothers, Earl Tuck, Raymond Tuck and Alton Tuck. Online tributes may be left at

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