Leslie Martin Tucker Jr. (1948 - 2018)

Obituary
  • "Rest in peace Leslie."
    - Charles "Bub" Robson
  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow...."
    - Muhammad and Corinne TARIQ
  • "My memories of Martin was of a very young high school young..."
    - Linda Skolar-Penney
  • "I am so saddened by the shock of Martin's passing. I will..."
    - Joane DeMarco

Leslie Martin Tucker, Jr.
06/18/1948 - 07/11/2018
Martin was born on June 18, 1948 in Daytona Beach, the son of Leslie Tucker Sr. and Doris Sizemore Tucker. He passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne, two sons Bret (Stephanie) and Trevor (Brooke), and five grandchildren: Shannon, Brianna, Colton, Hailey and Garrett; three sisters: Carla Taylor, Leah (Orlando) Montes, Betty Hayden, two brothers-in-law, John Wadsworth, Warren (Mary) Camp and 15 nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Elayne Wadsworth, and a brother-in-law, Buddy Taylor. Following high school, Martin served two years in the infantry during the Vietnam War, receiving a purple heart and the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a graduate of the University of South Florida. He enjoyed living in Haw Creek where he grew up working in the cattle industry and continued that passion throughout life. He often visited with friends, laughing and sharing stories. He loved to fish, read, talk politics and breakfasted often at the "Red Gator". He loved children, and they loved him. He owned Sun Country Pest Control with his sons, and enjoyed getting to know his customers. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Cattleman's Association, past officer of the Flagler County Fair Board and served on the Flagler County Planning Board. The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 3:00-5:00PM at Craig-Flagler Palms Funeral Home, 511 Old Kings Road South, Flagler Beach. A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018 11:00AM at the First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to: First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, The Methodist Children's Home or the Trinity Presbyterian Church Youth Program.
Condolences may be sent to www.craigflaglerpalms.com.



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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from July 12 to July 14, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Craig Flagler Palms Funeral Home & Cemetery
511 Old Kings Road South | Flagler Beach, FL 32136 | (386) 439-5400
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