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October 19, 2014

Bobbie Joe Tucker, 77, of 820 Oneida Trail, died, Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Lewis Gale Alleghany Hospital in Low Moor. He was born January 4, 1937, in Covington a son of the late Ellis Coleman and Kathleen Fridley Tucker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ellis Tucker, Jr, and two sisters, Louise Bland and Polly Rose. Mr. Tucker retired in 1999 as a foreman in the Beater Room after 43 years of service at MeadWestvaco. He was a member of South Covington United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Jean Miller Tucker, of Covington and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Thursday October 23, 2014, at 2:00 PM at the graveside in Alleghany Memorial Park with the Rev. Church Cole officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends attending the service. The family will receive their friends Wednesday evening from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM at the Arritt Funeral Home. Those attending the service should gather at Arritt Funeral Home by 1:30 PM on Thursday. The family suggests that donations in Bobbie Joe's name be made to the South Covington United Methodist Church; 1911 S. Kadel Ave.; Covington, VA 24426. Cemetery Information Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Thursday, October 23, 2014 02:00 PM Cedar Hill Cemetery 1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington,VA - 24426 Visition Wednesday, October 22, 2014 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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