Leonard Tucker

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Leonard Tucker, 73, of Waco passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022.

Visitation: 9 AM Friday, May 13, 2022 at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Service: 10AM Friday, May 13, 2022 at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel. CLICK HERE to view the Live Stream of the service.

Leonard was born in Waco, November 3, 1948 to Sarah Lee Pimpton and Benjamin Tucker. He attended A.J. Moore High. Afterwards, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1969. He moved to Los Angeles in 1974. It was during this time that he symbolized his personal dedication to God and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He enjoyed professional careers working with the City of Los Angeles, the Sheriff’s Department, the Veteran’s Administration as a gardener as well as a much beloved school bus driver. An avid fisherman, he made the catch of his life when he married his wife Eunice Tucker on April 25, 1998. He was affectionately known as Honey by his wife, Uncle Bebo by his nieces/nephews and Poppo/Tuck-Tuck by his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Freddie, David and Billy.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years; three daughters, Tracy Lemon, Towanda Jones-Napper (Kenneth), and Trina Jones-Blagmon (Darrin); son, John Crockett; three sisters, Bettye (Eugene) Touchstone, Evelyn Dorris Baylor, Minnie Lee Holmes; two brothers, Charles Tucker and Joel “Monty” Tucker; nephews, Michael W. Tucker (Lisa) and Phillip Tucker (Sonya), and a host of beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and dear friends.

The family of Leonard Tucker would like to thank you for your condolences, sympathy, thoughts and prayers in our time of mourning. We express our heartfelt appreciation for your kindness. Thank you for your love and support.

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. Melisa Rosser

    We are so sorry for your loss Eunice. You and Leonard have been such great neighbors and we feel so lucky to have called you neighbors and friends. Leonard was so nice and had a really funny side to him even though you had to listen hard to hear it. Bless you both and know that you made him so happy and took such good care of him. Rest in eternal peace Leonard.
    Melisa and Jimmie

  2. Carolyn Green

    To the Family of the Tuckers , our prayers. Those we love don’t go away they walk beside us everyday unseen… unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. Love, The Greens, Curry’s, Brittany & DeChriston McKinney, Dayton Ruth ❤️

  3. Darlene B. Trappier

    Eunice our hearts are with you cousin and we love you very much.

  4. Charlie & Debra Jackson

    May Jehovah be with the Tucker family, we will be praying for you all

  5. Tony & Barbara Woodson

    What a beautiful program Eunice.
    Death reminds us of the brevity of life.
    The resurrection reminds us of the brevity of death! Isaiah 35:10
    We will miss Leonard but not for long. Jehovah’s promise through Christ is sure. You are in his care and our love.

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