Ronald F. Tucker, Jr., RT3c
USS Salt Lake City CA25
USS SLC...Enlisted Navy...Ronald F. Tucker, Jr., RT3c
Ronald F. Tucker, Jr. passed away on April 18th, 2014. Information from son Jeff Tucker
July 22nd, 2005
I enlisted in the Navy on Feb. 18, 1944, my 17th birthday. I reported
aboard the SLC on or about June 27, 1944, having spent the intervening
time in Radio Technician training in Chicago, IL, College Station, TX
and finally at Treasure Island, CA where I was awarded the rating RT3c.
After 30 days leave, I was shipped to Pearl Harbor where I was assigned
to the SLC.
2007 SLC Reunion
Dr. Ronald F. Tucker, Jr., 87
FEB. 18, 1927—APRIL 18, 2014
Dr. Ronald F. Tucker, Jr., Ph.D., age 87, of Bloomington, died Friday morning, April 18, at the Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer, Indiana. Born February 18, 1927, in Plattsburgh, New York, he also lived and raised a family in Palatine, IL, for nearly 40 years before moving to Bloomington in 2008. He was the son of Ronald F. Tucker, Sr., and Mildred Ellen (Chittenden) Tucker. He was a WWII veteran who served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater. He worked as a research scientist & design engineer who retired from Sargent and Lundy Engineering in 1990. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Union College in Schenectady, New York, and his Doctorate in Physics degree from the University of Illinois. He loved classical jazz music, sports of all kinds, dining out, and family.
Ronald F. Tucker
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