Ralph Thomas Tucker, Jr.

    February 10, 1925  -  July 25, 2013


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Ralph Thomas Tucker, Jr., 88, of Martinsville, VA passed away on July 25, 2013 at his residence. He was born on February 10, 1925 in Leaksville, NC to the late Callie Edith Foley Tucker and Ralph Thomas Tucker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Georgeann Tucker, step son, Richard Potter, sister, Kathleen Frances Clark, and brother, Fobes Tucker.

Mr. Tucker served in the Navy during World War II and retired from E. I. DuPont, Inc., where he was a purchasing agent. He was an avid golfer at Forest Park. He attended Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife of thirty-six years, Lori Merks Tucker of the home; daughters, Carolyn Rashid of Greensboro, NC, Paige Rodgers of Martinsville, VA, Susan Whitlock of Martinsville, VA, Bethann Bell of Martinsville, VA; sons, Ralph Thomas Tucker, III of Jacksonville, NC and Tracy Tucker of Collinsville, VA; step daughter, Michelle Potter; step son Troy Potter; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2013 at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church with Father Mark White officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at the Tucker-Potter Family Cemetery.

Norris Funeral Services Martinsville Chapel is serving the Tucker family. Memorials may be made to the Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church Building Fund.

Online condolences may be made at www.NorrisFuneral.com.




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Born: February 10, 1925

Death: July 25, 2013


Memorial donations may be made to:
Saint Joseph's Catholic Church Building Fund

This memorial provided by:
NORRIS FUNERAL SERVICES
Martinsville, VA