He was born May 6, 1925 the son of the late: Leslie Erwin and Syrena McKinley Goodin Tucker of Adair County, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by three brothers; Oconal, Dan and Roscoe, his wife Eora England Tucker on March 10, 1990 he later married Anna Beatrice Perkins who survives.
Survived by three daughters:
Brenda Feese (Frankie) of Knifley, KY, Teresa Burton (Ricky) of Knifley, KY ,Syrena Boston (Terry) of Knifley, KY.
Lee Tucker (Cathy) of Breeding, KY
Donald Tucker (Cathy) of Columbia, Ky
Poochie Tucker (Janice) of Columbia, Ky
Gary Tucker (Lisa) Columbia, KY
Wendell Rickie Tucker (Carolyn) of Knifley, KY
Johnnie Tucker (Juanita) of Knifley, KY
Darrell Tucker (Diane) of Knifley, KY
Four step daughters: Margie White, Linda Perkins (Bobby), Judy Perkins, Mary Jo Alfaro all of Knifley, KY
One sister Geneva Fair of Greensburg, KY
Survived by 21 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren and a host of step grand and great grandchildren
L. J. was a founding member of the Hovious Mission Church, a proud US Army World War II veteran, retired from the Kentucky Department of Highways with over 20 years service. He was a widely known gospel singer for many years with the Green River Boys, Victory Quartet and the Singing Tuckers.
Funeral service: Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Clergy officiating: Bro. James Brown
Interment in the Robinson Chapel Cemetery at Knifley, KY with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097
The family request visiting after 3:00 PM Saturday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to Hovious Mission Church % Brenda Feese 721 Robinson Ridge Road, Knifley, KY 42735