Robert H. Tucker
1939 - 2020
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Robert H. Tucker, Sr., 81, of Akron, Ohio passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Summa Health System following an extended illness. He was born April 28, 1939 in Brentwood, TN, the son of the late Marie Tucker. On September 19, 1970, he married Mary (Harris) Tucker. Together they shared almost 50 years of marriage. He was a graduate of Akron South High School in 1958, where he participated in basketball, football, and boxing. As a young adult he was employed at Tangier, and Ford Motor Co. He retired from the City of Akron Sewer Dept. Dispatch, after 35 years of service. His main sources of enjoyment was engaging in ministry, getting family together, and playing Grill-master all the way from Ohio to Tennessee, because he loved cooking for family and friends. He also enjoyed playing softball, and loved to bowl, winning several tournaments. He attended The Akron Thornton Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, and was baptized as a dedicated servant of Jehovah in 1973. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Will and Irene Tucker; mother, Marie Tucker; aunts: Callie Whitsey, Irene Sanders, and Sallie Lee; uncles, Will Tucker, and Louis Tucker. Survived by wife, Mary L. Tucker; sons, Robert Tucker Jr. (Yvonne) Shon D. Tucker (aka Aaron); daughter, Kerano J. Tucker, and step-daughter, Shabrina Calmese (Reiko); grandchildren, Brandy Owens, Chivon Smith, Robert H. Tucker III, Michael Jones, Kerano M. Tucker, Tiara Harris, Tyra Harris, Tyrone Dubose Jr. A host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends, special families the Harris and Hooks family. The family would like to thank all of our family and friends for their loving comfort and support. A private service will be held for close family and friends. Arrangement entrusted to Adams Mason Funeral Home, (330) 535-9186

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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Jun. 27, 2020.
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June 30, 2020
My heartfelt sympathy to his family! I worked with Robert Tucker many years at Sewer Maintenance - a good guy!
Annette Lee
June 29, 2020
May God Bless the Tucker Family . We will miss Robert T and his wonderful smile & friendly attitude about Life. We were blessed to enjoy his wonderful BBQ meals growing up R I P
chris mc kissack
June 27, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Robert was an friend and family, and we the James,Watkins,Neal family and the Lane street family will certainly miss you ,but will keep you in our memories. To the family you are in our prayers. May God give you peace in this your time of sorrow.
Min.Sarah M. Watkins
June 27, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Great times, back yard Bar-B-Q on Cross Street. My sincere condolences to the Tucker family.
Edward T Hooks Sr
June 27, 2020
My condolences to the Tucker Family.
Vickie L Boykin
June 27, 2020
Uncle Bob you will truly be missed but never forgotten. I often think about sitting at the breakfast table with you at Granny's house. You having coffee and telling jokes or lies . Rest easy BigGuy
Kimberly D Hooks
June 27, 2020
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
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