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Arthur Simpson Tucker (1872-1945), Bob Buck's grandfather, was originally from Monson, Mass. and moved to Warren around 1900 where he worked at the Torkelson gun factory and a nearby fish rod factory, before joining with C. D. Perkins to purchase a hardware store on Main Street. Arthur was a member of the Masons, a deacon in the Congregational Church, and appears to have passed along his sense of humor and enjoyment of an active social life along to his daughter and grandson. Bob's middle name was Arthur, and Arthur's last name headed the hardware store that Bob took over and later the hobby shop that he started. Arthur's wife Alice Demond grew up on Bacon Street in the same house where their grandson Bob later grew up and opened the hobby store.