Charles Leroy Tucker, 85, of Albemarle passed away November 11, 2019 in his home. His funeral service will be 2 PM Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Palestine United Methodist Church with Rev. Kevin McCormac and Rev. Boyd Joyce officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12 noon until 1:45 in the church sanctuary prior to the hour of the service
Born June 21, 1934 in Stanly County, NC he was the son of the late Charlie Tucker and Vernie Mauldin Tucker. He was a retired employee of Wiscassett Mills and was a member of Palestine United Methodist Church. He enjoyed watching TV, especially western movies.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years Nellie Pickler Tucker of the home, son Charles E. Tucker and wife Sandra of Albemarle, 2 grandchildren Davin W. Tucker and wife Christina of China Grove and Damon Seth Tucker and wife Whitney of Albemarle, 4 great grandchildren, Emily, Bailey, Emery, and Berklee. A son, Phillip Lee Tucker and two brothers Bob and Jimmy Tucker preceded him in death.