Harold R. Tucker, Jr.

October 18, 1936 - December 12, 2021

10/18/1936 - 12/12/2021

Past Services

Tuesday December 14, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel
314 Main Street West
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
252-396-0202 | Directions
Wednesday December 15, 2021
Riverside Cemetery
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
Wednesday December 15, 2021
1:00 pm
Meherrin Baptist Church
519 Meherrin Lane
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

MURFREESBORO, NC – Harold R. Tucker, Jr., age 85, of Vaughan’s Creek Road, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 12, 2021 after an extended illness, at the Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.

Harold was born on October 18, 1936 to Harold Tucker, Sr. and Fannie Mae Harrell Tucker in Murfreesboro, NC. After graduating from high school in 1955, Harold served in the United States Army from 1961 to 1965. He always loved his work as a heavy equipment operator, whether it was with his father and brother Wayne at Tucker’s Farm Drainage or at United Turf. Harold was a devoted member of Meherrin Baptist Church and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Along with his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his first wife, Delphia Tucker, and his sister, Florence Tucker Futrell.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Myrna Allen-Tucker, his daughter, Holly Tucker Radford and husband Tim, and grandson, Tucker Radford; two stepsons, Mike Allen of Lancaster, SC, and Donnie Allen and wife Karen of Virginia Beach, VA; stepdaughter, Lisa Allen Morris of Wilmington, NC; step grandsons, Ryan Allen, Brock Allen and wife Allyson, and Brian Allen. Harold is also survived by his brother, Wayne Tucker and wife Debbie of Murfreesboro, NC; his sister, Faye Gaudette and husband Roy of Lake Gaston, NC; his sister-in-law, Edna R. Ruziak of Richmond, VA; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends will on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro, NC and other times at the home.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 1:00 pm at the Meherrin Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, NC, with Rev John Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Meherrin Baptist Church, 519 Meherrin Lane, Murfreesboro, NC 27855 or The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Tucker family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com

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Debbie and TW Hill
2 years ago

May peace surround the family of Harold Tucker.

Thomas & Lucille Cowan
2 years ago

Myrna, so sorry for your loss!! We had fun times and you two were an inspiration!! Love you and Thomas does too!! Prayers each day ahead.

Debbie Wheeler Martin
2 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with Faye and the family…..I am so sorry for your loss.

Brenda M Brickell
2 years ago

So very sorry to hear of your loss. Harold was a very kind man and it was a privilege to know him. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all of his family.

Glynda Turner
2 years ago

So very sorry to all the family!!! Such a kind, true Southern gentleman.

2 years ago

So sorry for your loss. You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers

Wendy Johnson
2 years ago

Such a kind and likeable man! He will surely be missed around the Boro. My prayers and condolences to Mrs Myrna, Holly and the rest of the family.

Lynn Seal Liverman
2 years ago

So sorry for your loss.

Roberta Gibson
2 years ago

So sorry for your loss ! He will be missed by so many . And I will miss seeing you two dancing and the love you two had for each other !!!

Dicksie McLean
2 years ago

There are so many wonderful memories it’s difficult to select one.