September 16, 2016
September 17, 2016
Bill Tucker is the oldest of five children. His father, Herbert Tucker, is deceased. His mother, Patricia Tucker, lives in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Bill’s brother (Ed) and three sisters (Patti, Lisa, and Leslie) also live near Frankenmuth.
Bill married his wife, Julie, in 1985. They have been blessed with four children: three sons, Nicholas, Michael, and Jeffrey and a daughter, Katherine (Katie).
From 1979-83, Bill attended Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. His major was Theological Languages (Greek, Hebrew, Latin, German, and French). From there he went on to Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He graduated with a Master of Divinity degree in 1987.
Bill served at Trinity Lutheran Church in Marseilles, Illinois, and he and his wife, Julie, planted a new church, Shepherd of the Valley in LaSalle/Peru, Illinois. He was Pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mount Prospect, Illinois for thirteen years before coming to San Antonio, Texas. For the first six years at St. Paul’s he was an associate pastor, and for the last seven years he served as Senior Pastor. Pastor Tucker was called to be Senior Pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church in San Antonio, Texas in 2001 and was installed on November 25, 2001.
Bill also served as a Marine Corps chaplain in the United States Naval Reserve. While serving in Mount Prospect, Illinois he was very involved in the community, serving in a variety of roles, including chaplain for the Police and Fire departments for 12 years. Bill also coached a number of youth sports teams in the community.
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