Apr. 8, 1928 Saint Louis St. Louis City Missouri, USA
Feb. 26, 2010 Richmond Heights St. Louis County Missouri, USA
Mrs. Margaret D. (nee Billings) Tuckey, DSN 6413, was hired by the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department on 02/20/1967 as a "Civilian Typist" and was assigned to the Saint Louis Police Academy. On 08/07/1968 she was transferred to the Training Division as a Clerk Typist. She remained there for almost 5 years when she was given a lateral transfer within the Training Division as a Personal Secretary. This position was held for over 10 years when she was reassigned to the Public Affairs Division on 05/23/1983. On 07/01/1989 her job classification was changed to the title of Public Affairs Assistant. She continued to climb the civilian ladder within the Saint Louis Police Department and was promoted yet once again in her last assignment as an Administrative Clerk for the Public Affairs Division. When Mrs. Tuckey finally retired on 09/01/1990, she had completed 23 years, 6 months, and 12 days of faithful and dedicated service to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
It should be noted that Mrs. Tuckey is the wife of Lt. Tuckey, and mother of Sharon (nee Tuckey) Clifton, DSN 1467, and mother-in-law of Detective Timothy K. Clifton, DSN 0355. She also had two brothers that served on the department; Sergeant Charles Billings, and Lt. John "Jack" Billings, and a host of other relatives as well.
Tuckey, Margaret D. (nee Billings) fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Friday, February 26, 2010.
Beloved wife of the late Lt. Robert A. Tuckey S.L.P.D. (Ret.); loving mother of Michael (Kathy) Tuckey, Carolyn (Clyde) Oliver, Mary (Patrick) McEvoy and Sharon (Tim) Clifton; cherished grandmother of 9 and greatgrandmother of 8; dear sister of Lt. John Jack (Loretta) Billings S.L.P.D. (Ret.), and the late Sgt. Charles Billings S.L.M.P.D. (Ret.); our dear sister-inlaw, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Monday, March 1, 2-9 p.m. then taken to St. James the Greater Catholic Church, 6401 Wade Ave., St. Louis, MO 63139 on Tuesday, March 2 for visitation at 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. with Funeral Mass beginning at 11 a.m.
Interment J.B. National Cemetery.
Contributions to The BackStoppers, P.O. Box 66927, St. Louis, MO 63166 greatly appreciated by the family.