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April 2, 2018

Parker Payne Tucker, 75, of 4289 Castile Road, died, Monday, April 2, 2018, at his residence. He was born July 31, 1942, in Alleghany County, a son of the late Robert L. Tucker and Myrtle Tingler Tucker. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his Wife of 45 years, Judy Mae Saylor Tucker, in 2008; his adopted parents, D.D and Ruth Kerns; five brothers, Everett Tucker, Sr., Charles K. Tucker, Harry E. "Fudge" Tucker, Sr., James Howard Tucker and Ben Lee Tucker, and three sisters, Mattie Evelyn Givens, Betty Jane Vint and Mary Odelle Tucker. Mr. Tucker was Co-Owner of D.D. Kerns, Inc. having been with the company for 55 years. Surviving are two Sons, William "Humpy" Tucker and Parker "PJ" Tucker, Jr. and Scott Martin all of Covington; three Daughters, Ida Mae Brown and her husband, Earl Lee Brown, Cheryl "Sissy" Smith and her husband, Tommy, all of Covington and Megan LeAnn Campbell of Roanoke; five Brothers, Robert L. Tucker of Roanoke, Kenton Tucker of Iron Gate, Jim and Nadine Tucker, George and Eva Tucker and Joe Kerns all of Covington; three Sisters, Bertha Borgies and Thelma Wright, both of Roanoke and Vickey Kerns of Covington; fourteen grandchildren, Rachel and Brandon Jones, Larry Wayne Campbell, Wesley Campbell, Kevin and Nikki Walton, Jamie Campbell, Joshua Brown, William Mason Tucker and Benjamin Brown, all of Covington, Joseph and Chelsea Campbell of Fairbanks, Alaska, Donavan Brown, Journee Kern, Willow Kern and Lincoln Kern, all of Roanoke; five great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. H. Ray Tucker officiating assisted by the Rev Lee Dotson. Interment will be made in Lone Star Cemetery. The family will receive their friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home Cemetery Information Thursday, April 5, 2018 Lone Star Cemetery 6115 Potts Creek Rd. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Thursday, April 5, 2018 03:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Wednesday, April 4, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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