Joseph Lester Tucker
Joseph Lester Tucker

November 30, 1919 - January 16, 2019
Born in Lothian, MD
Resided in Lothian, MD
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Joseph Lester Tucker

Joseph Lester Tucker (“Lester”), 99, of Lothian passed away on January 16, 2019 at the Mandrin Hospice Care Center in Harwood. He was born on November 30, 1919 on the family farm to parents William and Josephine Tucker. He married Josephine Benning on March 31, 1945, and they made their home with their six children on the same family farm. He was a life-long farmer in Lothian and also a retiree of the Md. Tobacco Growers Assoc. He is preceded in death by his wife Josephine, daughter Alice Faye Walter (Gary), son in law John Ridenour, brother Earl Tucker, and sisters Marie Tucker and Mary (Mazie) Trott. He is survived by his sister Thelma Crandell of Lothian, daughter Jacqueline Fowler (Maurice) of Lothian, son Joseph Lester Tucker, Jr. of Greensboro, daughters Debbie Ridenour of Boonesboro, Linda Bausum (Steve) of Edgewater, and Shirley Tucker (Steve) of Annapolis, 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Monday January 21 from 2-4 and 6-8 at Hardesty Funeral Home, P.A., 905 Galesville Rd., Galesville, MD 20765. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday January 22 at 11am at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 122 Bayard Rd., Lothian, MD 20711. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome to Hospice of the Chesapeake.

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Visitation
Hardesty Funeral Home-Galesville
905 Galesville Road
Galesville, MD US 20765
January 21, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 21, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
122 Bayard Road
Lothian, Maryland 20711
January 22, 2019
11:00 AM
Burial
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
122 Bayard Road
Lothian, Maryland 20711
January 22, 2019