David Tucker


David Tucker was born October 10th, 1943 to the late Henry Tucker and Ruby Muriel Wright Gray. He was born in the city of Dayton, Ohio and moved to the city of Columbus, Ohio to finish his schooling at East High School. He later worked at Buckeye Steel as a crane operator then venturing to retire from Battelle.
He was an avid bowler where he met his wife of 42 years, DeVonne (Ross) Tucker. They joined in holy matrimony on January 7, 1978. He was a member of Columbus Bibleway Church and became a committed member of Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church where he knew the Lord as his personal savior and served on the Senior Usher board for several years.
David is preceded in death by his parents, the late Deacon Charles and Ruby Gray, Father, Henry Tucker and Brother-in-Law, Robert Menafee. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, DeVonne Tucker; daughter, April (Ron) Small of Stockton, California; sons, Dale (Tammie) Tucker, Darnell Tucker; daughter DaVona (Ric) Chapman; brothers Henry (Andrea) Tucker III, Philip (Sharon) Tucker, Jeffrey Tucker, Kevin Tucker, Jan Juan Tucker; sisters, Norma Jean Menaffee, Gayle Stevens, and Grace (James) Blue; and a host of nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

Public Viewing 8:00am – 9:00am and Private Family Funeral 10:00 am Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Triedstone Baptist Church 858 E. 3rd Ave. Mask and Social Distancing are required. Interment at Glen Rest. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. Services will be streamed at www.TriedstoneBaptistChurch.org.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Thinking of you all.

  2. Rev. Clarressa Thompson

    We the community of True Healing Fellowships extend our deepest sympathies to the Tucker family. May God’s peace comfort you during this most difficult time.

    Rev. Clarressa Thompson, Overseer
    Min. Jeremy Beckhon, Assistant Servant
    Min. Joyce Beckhon, Servant Emeritus

  3. To the Tucker family: Brother Tucker will be truly missed he has a beautiful smile and a great personality. I will miss him but I will always remember his smile. Deaconess Tucker I am praying for you and your family. Stay encourage God is with you. Love you so much.

  4. Tyrone Bruton
    November 25 th, 2020 3:40pm

    To my cousin Vonnie and family, there are no words I can say to console your loss. All I can offer through the Holy Spirit is that, David/Dad will always be with you every time a happy memory cross your mind. Our Heavenly Father blessed each of you with a beautiful soul, that has returned home. Hearing the words of our saviour ” Job well done” faithful servant.

  5. Praying our God of comfort be with you and your family, May His peace be upon you as well as within you!

  6. To the tucker family you all have my deepest condolences may father Yah bless you all with his peace Betty wade.

  7. The Packer family

    Comforting words aren’t easy in times like this, otherwise everyone would say them. But please know that we are praying and here if you should ever need us (as you were for us). Mr Tucker was a wonderful man and will truly be missed. May the unexplainable peace of God be with you during this time

  8. Letitia (Tish) Pleasant

    To the Tucker family. My condolences and prayers are with you. May God bless you and provide strength during this difficult time.
    Letitia (Tish) Pleasant

  9. Bryan & Nicole Braddy

    Many prayers of comfort and condolences to the Tucker. We will miss him but we also rejoice that Papa Tuck is in the arms of our Lord and we bless God for the legacy that he has left to be cherished.

  10. Dione Wright & Family

    To the Tucker family, Our prayers & condolences on the passing of our beloved David Tucker. Praying for God to comfort & carry you thru this challenging time.

  11. Praying God’s Comforter the Holy Spirit keep you all strong bc at this difficult time. God’s Bless

  12. Barb Sowell and the Sowell Family

    My condolences and prayers I am sorry for your loss praying for you all’s strength

  13. Pastor Dalyn L Dunn

    The Tuckers are one of my favorite couples! Mr Tucker was always so kind and reassuring. A great model of a man, a husabnd and father. Our hearts go out Mrs Tucker and and my brothers and sister. He will never be forgotten and will truly be missed!

  14. Gloria Washington

    To the Tucker Family praying for you and comfort and this time of your loss Prayer

  15. To the family of David Tucker,
    As a friend, Battelle co-worker, and East High School classmate, I would like to extend my heartfelt sympathies to all.
    My wife and I pray that you will continue to lean on God’s faithful and unchanging hand as you face these difficult days.
    John (JC) Cook and Rev. Alyce Cook

  16. To the Tucker family, Im praying for you and your family and sorry your loss and all the strength and difficulties time ,He in heaven rest and peace.

  17. Fabienne Goins-Butler

    To the Tucker Family, our condolences during this difficult time you are all in our prayers
    Fabienne, Rayven and Araya Butler
    Yvonne Goins

  18. To the Tucker Family:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.❤️

  19. Love , GOD’S Peace and Comfort to each of you this day.

    Bunches more

  20. May the Lord’s comfort and love be with the Tucker family today and every day.
    Love you all

  21. L.Patricia Funderburg

    Pat Funderburg – to my cousin, DeVonne and the entire Tucker family, I send my prayers and love. Continue to love and support each other through this time. You are a family of strong faith.

    My prayers are with you at this difficult time. Know that David is at peace and in his lifetime he cherished and enjoyed a loving family.

  22. From the Lillard Family,

    May the Grace of our Heavenly Father continue to comfort, guide and you during this time, May He continue to wrap His loving arms around the entire family.

  23. Jimmy & Bernice Motley

    We were so sorry to hear of the passing of our friend & co-worker “Tucker” as he was so fondly known at Battelle. Extending our deepest sympathy to the family during this difficult time, rest in peace my brother.

  24. Ernie & Macie Strickland

    Continuing praying for the Tucker Family. We Loved BIG DAVE!

  25. Tyrone and Stacey Moore Sr.

    Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you all during this difficult time.

    God bless you all.

  26. Edna Sutton Davis

    Praying that the Lord of all Comfort, will hold each of you close, and give you His Peace, today and always.

  27. Cynthia Franklin

    My deepest condolences to the Tucker family. May God’s love comfort you at this time.

  28. I am sorry for your loss, it is never easy! God bless you and your family.

  29. Pastor Jerry Black and Mrs Kate Black

    Praying that God gives you Peace that surpasses all understanding especially during this time of your loss. Our condolences to the Tucker Family. Continually praying for your strength and that God supplies you with the comfort that only he can give.
    God bless Pastor Jerry D Black and First Lady Kate F Black

  30. Dexter & Rose Wiggins

    You all are in our prayers April. Love you my sis.

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