Charles Otto Tucker died on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. He is survived by two siblings, three children, 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was laid to rest on Wednesday, Jan 29, in Oakridge, OR. There will be a memorial held Feb. 7 in Oakridge, OR.
He had a varied life with many interests. He was a professor of communication, retiring from Northern Illinois University in 1995. Charles lived a life of commitment to community building. He leaves a legacy through initiating and implementing community programs, and participating with various helping organizations. Many experienced his warm and simple connection of heart and mind.
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Martin Luther King, Jr
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