Obituary of Harold Davis Tuck
Harold Tuck of Bedford went home to Jesus on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at the age of 97.
He was born to the late Otho and Bertha Franklin Tuck on December 08, 1924 in Moneta, Virginia. He grew up on a farm where he developed a strong work ethic. Harold joins his parents, Otho and Bertha, his brother, John, and sister, Sabre in Heaven
Harold met his wife, Gloria Phillips Tuck in 1947 after serving in the Navy during World War II and married two years later on April 7, 1949. Harold and Gloria lived in Bedford since 1950 and have been married for 73 years.
In addition to being a dedicated and loving father, Harold worked for the City of Bedford Electrical department for 34 years. After retirement, He kept gardening, doing woodworking, and was a member of Bedford Baptist Church, the American Legion Post #54 and the Moose Lodge #1897 for 60 years. He loved staying busy but most of all talking to family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Gloria; his children, Debra, Ricky(Cathy) and Brigit(Joe) as well as his 6 grandsons and 10 great grandchildren.
A private graveside service, with military honors will be held with Rev. Melvin Harris officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bedford Baptist Church, 1516 Oakwood Street, Bedford, VA 24523 or the Bedford Fire Department, 315 Bedford Avenue, Bedford, VA 24523.
Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Harold Tuck, please visit our Tree Store