Hal D. Tuckerman

Hal D. Tuckerman, age 81 of Tipton, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor.Born March 26, 1933, in Madison Center, Michigan, he was the youngest child of the late Byrl and Anna (Sinclair) Tuckerman. He graduated from Blissfield High School and went on to serve his country in the United States Army.On December 10, 1958, Hal married Carolyn Buehrer in Raisin Center, and she preceded him in death November 3, 2013.Hal was an active member of the Tipton Community Congregational Church where he served in many capacities including Sunday school teacher, superintendent of Sunday school, and as the coach of the church league basketball team. He was a 4-H leader and member of the PTO. Hal retired from Tecumseh Products in 1993 with over 40 years of service.He is survived by his daughters, Beth (Mark) Jackson of Palmyra; Amy (Robert) Rilley of Zeeland, Mich.; and Ann (Terry) Lyon of Lancaster, Calif.; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a sister, Bernadine Tuckerman of Blissfield.In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by siblings, Floyd, Warren and Walter Tuckerman, Myrtle Reister, three others in infancy, and a granddaughter, Sara.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2013, at the Tipton Community Congregational Church with Rev. Eric Hickman officiating. Burial will follow at Franklin Township Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Wagley Funeral Home in Adrian on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.Contributions in memory of Hal may be made to the Tipton Community Congregational Church or the American Heart Association. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.wagleyfuneralhome.com.

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