R. Paul Tucker

Richard “Paul” Tucker (03), M.D., died on Sept. 21, 2017, in Hot Springs, Ark., at the age of 82. After graduating from the Naval Academy and serving in the U. S. Air Force for four years, Paul entered medical school and graduated valedictorian from Oklahoma Medical School and completed his residency at the University of Michigan in neurology. Paul practiced medicine as a neurologist for over 30 years. He traveled extensively, visiting almost every continent and loved writing and performing poetry and singing. A private graveside ceremony was held in South Louisiana. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Tucker; his brother, two sons, two daughters and eight grandchildren.