CHARLOTTE - Wilson Perry Tucker, 85, husband of the late Ruth Ball Tucker, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. Funeral service was held Sunday, Feb. 10, at Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Charlotte, with Pastor Mike Barefield officiating. Interment with Military Honors was held Monday, Feb. 11, at Forest Lawn West Cemetery.

Born in Franklin County, he was the son of the late Otha and Betty Hale Tucker.  He was a long-time resident of Charlotte and also served his country with the US Army during the Korean War. 

Surviving: brother, Frederick (Mary Helen) Tucker of Zebulon; goddaughter Leigh Faith Dieffenbach; one nephew and six nieces.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 6031 Tuckaseegee Rd., Charlotte, NC 28208.  Online condolences may be offered through www.forestlawnwest.com.