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Edwin L. (Eddie) Tucker

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Edwin (Eddie) L. Tucker

AGE: 85 • Blackstone, VA

Edwin (Eddie) L. Tucker was born February 11, 1929 to the late Robert and Beatrice Tucker. He was a life-long resident of Morristown before relocating to Blackstone, Va. After a long illness Eddie passed on February 27, 2014. Eddie served in the US Army, fought in Korea, and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant with 2 Bronze Service Stars. He was a member of Carpenters Local #620, Madison, NJ (presently Local #254, Edison, NJ). where he received a "50 year Honorary Membership in the UBCJA." He was a member of American Legion Post #43, Florham Park and also a life-long member of Bethel AME Church, Morristown. Eddie was educated in the Moristown School System and graduated from St. Paul's School, Lawrenceville, VA. He was a people person, was loved by all - to know him was to love him. He gave of himself to assist neighbors, friends, relatives and Bethel AME Church with many building projects.

He leaves to cherish his memories: 2 granddaughters, Talina Tucker, Lake Hiawatha and Nicole Tucker, Parsippany, niece Susan Winston, Parsippany, sister-in-law Irma Tucker, C. Vaughn Hazell, NY, cousin Dorothy Carter, Morristown, Mae Tucker, Claude (Pecker) Tucker and Shirley (Bobby) Hardy, Blackstone, VA, special friend, Janet Winston, Morristown and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He was the father of the late Edwin Tucker, Jr., brother of Robert (Bobby) Tucker and Jane Tucker. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Published in Daily Record on Mar. 9, 2014
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