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Sam Franklin Tuckness

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Sam Franklin Tuckness, age 66, passed away March 2nd, 2005 in San Antonio, Texas. Sam loved the outdoors and he especially enjoyed hunting in New Mexico and Colorado with his friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Suzanne and his three children and their spouses; Carla Trevino and her husband, Danny, Cheryl Renfro and her husband, James, and his son, Michael Storey Tuckness. Three grandchildren survive; Erika Trevino, Aaron Trevino and Haylee Renfro. His mother also survives him, Velma Tuckness of Uvalde. Also, his sister, Helen Swint and her husband, Bill and their daughter, Leesa survive. At Sam's request, his ashes will be spread by his family in the Heart of Texas, near Brady. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 2 : P.M. Monday, March 7th, at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 N. Getty in Uvalde. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorial contributions be made to the Meals on Wheels Program in Uvalde, Texas; 830-278-8868. To leave a note for the family, go to and select Obituaries. Arrangements by Meadowlawn Crematory/American Mortuary, San Antonio, Texas. 210-661-3991.

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  1. Dear Mrs. Tuckness, Carla, Michael and Cheryl and Uvalde lady friends, It is my job to make this part of your life a little less painful. I hope I succeeded so that you may have a celebration of Sam’s life come Monday. If I may be of further service, please call on me anytime. Yours very truly, Craig Cates Meadowlawn Crematory & American Mortuary

  2. Dear Family Want you to know that Gus and I love you all and always will. Your father was a wonderful man and friend. Love & Prayers Gus & Barbara Neutze

  3. May God’s loving comfort sustain you..Sue,Carla,Michael&Cheryl&Grandchildren, and give you comfort and courage in the days ahead..A Husband and Father as ‘special’ as your Sam, leaves a wonderful legacy..You! Our love and Prayers for you and yours, Darita & Herman Lucas

  4. Sue and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this sad time. May God bless you and bring you peace.

  5. Sue, We were so sorry to hear about Sam. Sherri Elledge called me but I was unable to come to the memorial as I have been fighting a sinus infection and headaches for a week. Our thoughts are with you and the family as God gives you his strength and comfort at this time. I’ll surprise you sometime and come by to talk old times.

  6. Sue, I just want you to know that my heart and prayers go out to you at this time in your life. I’ve been thinking about you a lot since I heard about Sam. If you ever need anything, all you have to do is call me. Lou

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