Ronald Lee Tucker

Ronald Lee Tucker, 73, went Home Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
He was a native of Columbus and the son of the late Roosevelt and Edna Mae Upton-Tucker.

He was an active member of Second Community Church.He was a successful business owner, a Journeyman Ironworker November 1982 and retired July 1992 as an Ironworker of Local 172.

“Tuck” known to all, was an Icon and a strong presence on Columbus’ westside Hilltop. He graduated from Columbus West High School in the class of 1964.

Ronald L. Tucker is preceded in death by his brothers; Charles and Theodore Tucker.

He is survived by a loving wife of 53 years, daughters, siblings, grandchildren and great-grandson; Roslind Tucker, Trina and Terri Tucker, Darrell Tucker (Kathy), Karen Townes (Curtis), Marlon Tucker, Tera Tucker, Savon Gates and Ty’Mir Laws.

Visitation 9:00 AM and Prayer Service 10:00 AM Saturday, February 29, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Interment at Franklin Hills Memory Gardens

Condolence Messages

  1. Carla Thompson/Whiting

    To the Tucker family: You have my deepest condolences for your loss! May Ronnie Rest In Peace!

  2. Patricia (Russell) Smith

    Our deepest condolences in the loss of our beloved cousin, Ronnie. We want the rest of our family to know that we will always cherish, protect, and honor his memories. Ronnie, you were the best!

    Much love,
    The Russell Family
    Walt (Renae) and Mike Russell and
    Patty (Jackie) Smith

  3. To the family of Ronald tucker, family you have my deepest condolences for your lost may the father Yah give you all peace and healing at this time much love betty wade and family Towana, Crystal. Peace.

  4. My condolences to the family of Mr. Ronald Tucker. I pray you feel the comfort and peace of God’s Holy Spirit all around you. I pray that the words spoken be sweet in your ears, that acts of kindness abound toward you and bring you relief, and that God’s love and the love for Mr. Tucker lift your spirits to new heights.

    Love, blessings, and peace.
    ~ Yolanda (2/26/2020)

  5. Charles E. Williams

    To Ron’s family and friends my heart felt condolences and love. May GOD bless you all.

  6. TO THE TUCKER FAMILY
    My deepest and sincere condolences on the homegoing of brother Ron Tucker
    my great advice giver and neighbor he has been to me, God has prepared a special place for you
    you will truly be missed. God comfort my sister Rosie and family

  7. Hello family. I am deeply sorry for your loss. He will be missed by me because he was my friend. I know God will comfort all of you.

  8. Jerry " J.L." WATSON

    My prayers go out to the family of Mr. Ronald Lee Tucker. Always enjoyed my interaction with him that goes back to when I was a kid. Will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

    Jerry ” J.L.” Watson – Hilltop

  9. Moses and Denise Perdue

    Weep not, Weep not he is not dead just resting in the bosom of Jesus. Our heart felt sympathy to your family.

  10. Brenda Hill (Garnes)

    With deepest sympathy and prayers to the Tucker family. God will guide and see you through the healing process. Have faith and may God bless you.

  11. To my family, The Tuckers….Rosey, Trina and Terri! May The Most High continue to give you peace and comfort in this very tumultuous time! Love you all!! Your cousin, Towana Tucker

  12. To the Tucker family you have my deepest condolences Tucker was a very nice gentlemen I am glad I had the pleasure of meeting him may God give you strength and comfort you and your family

  13. You’re in my prayers, it’s so hard to lose someone you love,and through words can’t take away the sadness you feel….I hope it helps to know your love one is in God’s care.
    God bless.
    The Burks and Allen family

  14. My deepest condolences to the entire Tucker family . May Tuck rest in enternal peace . I can still see Tuck when I was 7th grader at West HS , carrying Rose’s books to every class and then run to be on time to his own . He was good friend and a true gentleman . A Hilltop legend in his own right . Rest In Peace My Friend .

  15. I only just now found out about my friend “Tuck” passing away. I’m stunned. I always enjoyed conversation with him when we’d meet. My sentiments are the same as many who have sent their condolences. God can and God will keep you and yet prosper you. Bless you, one and all Rosie.

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