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Tucker, Jr


August 23, 2023


Mr. Freddie Eugene Tucker, Jr., 80 of Covington, transitioned to his heavenly home early in the morning on August 23, 2023, with his family by his bedside. He was born June 18, 1943, in Covington, VA to the late Matilda Richmond Tucker and Freddie Eugene Tucker, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister Anna Miller.

Mr. Tucker was a member and leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He retired from MeadWestvaco in 2006 as a Team Leader on #1 paper machine. He was active in the community as a former member of the Falling Spring Fire Department & the Falling Springs Rescue Squad Chaplain, served as Branch president of the Church and a Boy Scout Leader.

Freddie was a dedicated, loving husband, caring dad, grandaddy, great grandaddy, brother and friend. He survived by his wife of 57 years, Linda Carol Myers Tucker of Covington; two daughters Kimberly (Jeffrey) Robison, Tracy (Sean) Ginger, one son, Freddie (Karma) Tucker III, all of Covington; eight grandchildren, Josh (Olivia) Ginger, Caitlin (Kyle) Tyree, Lauren (Elijah) Hughes, Taylor Ginger, Miranda Robison, Kiersten Tucker, Kyle Tucker, Keith Tucker, Juan Forbes; two great grandchildren, Teagen and Clay; a sister Patricia (Steve) Garrett of Virginia Beach; two brothers  Eddie (Marsha) Tucker of Covington and Ricky (Janet) Tucker of Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Also surviving are a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 26, 2023, at 11:00 in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel.

The interment will be made in Lone Star Cemetery.

The family will receive their friends one hour before service on Saturday.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Tuckers name can be made to the Falling Spring Fire & Rescue. P.O. Box 880, Covington Va. 24426.

Arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home.

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August 26, 2023 at 3:00:00 PM

Final Resting Place: 

Lone Star Cemetery



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