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    Sunday, August 16 2020
    James Alfred Tuck

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes AT 04:44 pm   |  Permalink   |  21 Comments  |  Email
    Jamie and Betsy, keeping you in our thoughts and prayers now and in the days to come. Much love, Bennie and Cheryl
    Posted by Cheryl Newcomb on 08/17/2020 - 06:10 PM
    Prayers to friends an family as they go thru this difficult time.
    Posted by Allan and Nellie on 08/17/2020 - 06:16 PM
    Our condolences to your family. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Posted by June and Sterling Elliott on 08/17/2020 - 06:28 PM
    Prayers for the family and all who loved him. Such a fine Christian man!
    Posted by Shelia Amos on 08/17/2020 - 06:39 PM
    It was with much sadness to learn of James's passing. I have many fond memories of visits with James and Barbara over the years. God bless and comfort you, Kyna and Jamie, and know many friends share your sadness.
    Posted by Jackie Conner on 08/17/2020 - 07:30 PM
    Kyna, Jamie and extended families......know that you are in my thoughts during this time and that I will cherish all our wonderful memories forever. So blessed to be born into a family has always been so full of love for one another. Uncle James're one in a million and will definitely be missed by all whose lives you've touch.. Love you, Lareen
    Posted by Lareen Manley on 08/17/2020 - 08:43 PM
    Thinking of and praying for each of you! May God give you comfort! Betsy
    Posted by Betsy Newcomb Long on 08/17/2020 - 08:58 PM
    So sorry to hear this. He was a very special man and will be missed by many. Prayers of comfort to the family during this difficult time❤
    Posted by Dianne Brooks on 08/17/2020 - 09:22 PM
    James and Barbara did so much for my mom and dad, Joe and Velma King, when they lived across the street in Robertsons house. Everything they was so appreciated.
    Posted by Donna Faulkner on 08/17/2020 - 09:30 PM
    Kyna & Vern, Jamie & Betsy Gary and I are so sorry to hear about your loss! Your father was such a kind, sweet and godly man....he will truly be missed by us all. We are lifting you all in prayer for comfort and peace 💙🙏✝️
    Posted by Peppi & Gary Dayton on 08/17/2020 - 09:49 PM
    Thoughts and prayers to the family
    Posted by Marilyn Estes on 08/17/2020 - 09:56 PM
    Always cherish the memories you have. Prayers and comfort during these hard times. From Al and Pat Thackston and family
    Posted by Sandra Gail Anderson on 08/17/2020 - 11:19 PM
    Kyna, Jamie and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Your dad was a fine man.
    Posted by Blanche Ridgeway on 08/18/2020 - 07:10 AM
    Kyna, Jamie and families, I am so sorry about your dad, he was such a sweet person and will be missed by all that knew him. Keeping in our prayers.
    Posted by Louise Callis on 08/18/2020 - 08:28 AM
    It was a blessing to know James Tuck and his family. We will always miss him. Love and sympathy, Jean Gay and Family
    Posted by Jean Gy on 08/18/2020 - 09:56 AM
    So sorry! Always one of the people to welcome me back to VBC when I would be home. Prayers for comfort, but your precious memories will get you through the days to come! 🙏🏻 You are in my thoughts! Love, Tricia
    Posted by Tricia Rickman on 08/18/2020 - 10:23 AM
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We loved your dad!!
    Posted by Mary K & Rabbit Burnett on 08/18/2020 - 01:34 PM
    Deepest sympathy to the Duck family. May the Lord bless and sustain you in the days and weeks ahead. Mr. Tuck was a sweet man.
    Posted by Elizabeth Perez on 08/18/2020 - 07:02 PM
    Kyna, Jamie and families, I was so sorry to hear about your Dad. He waa a wonderful, friendly, and funny man. He will be missed. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.
    Posted by Lucille Gatling on 08/19/2020 - 04:33 AM
    One of the finest men I ever knew sorry to see him leave this world he made it a better place serious efforts and examples as a member of the VFW and American Legion I thank him for all his service and all the things he helped me with cooking at the VFW love Tom Hart and Trilby heart
    Posted by Tom Hart on 08/19/2020 - 06:43 AM
    So sorry for your loss. I know you will miss your father. It is never easy to let them go. The Lord will give you strength. Love to you all, Shirley and Haynie Hite
    Posted by Shirley P Hite on 08/19/2020 - 02:22 PM

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    James Alfred Tuck, 91, of Victoria, Va. joined his wife Barbara in Heaven on August 16, 2020. He was the son of the late Donald H. Tuck and Edna Clark Tuck and brother of the late Donald “Dick”, Emmett and Alvin. He is survived by his daughter Kyna T. Otey (Vern) and his son James L. Tuck (Betsy); four grandchildren, Seth Otey (Jessi), Kyle Otey (Jessie), Katie Tyler and Dylan Tuck; two great-grandchildren; Andi Otey and Nora Otey; sisters, Marjorie T. Paynter (Fred) and Evelyn T. Harding (Morrell); sister-in-law, Evelyn Johnson and special friend Jean Gay; numerous nieces and nephews. James served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, retired as a conductor for Norfolk and Southern Railway and was a member and deacon of  the Victoria Baptist Church. He loved making friendships through cooking, gardening, fishing and hunting. He was a founding member of the Victoria Golf Course and Falls Hunt Club, a member of; the 635 Supper Club, Buckskin Hunt Club, VFW Post 9954 and American Legion Post 0147. The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 18, from 4 to 8 at the home of Kyna and Vern Otey, 3724 Old Mansion Road, Lunenburg, Va. 23952. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 11am in the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria. The family would like to thank Doris Fowlkes and Brenda Wilkerson for all of their devotion and loving care given to James.  In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to the Victoria Baptist Church or the Victoria Fire and Rescue. Online condolences may be made at

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