American Veteran 02

Baxter Monroe Tuck

December 24, 1937 ~ February 1, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

BAXTER MONROE TUCK age 83, of 217 Montpelier Ave., Roxboro, NC died Monday night, February 1, 2021 at his home.

 

Mr. Tuck was born December 24, 1937 in Person County, NC, son of the late Harvey Albert & Doxie Mae Carver Tuck and was husband of 18 years to Joyce Marie Duffer Tuck who survives. He was retired from Collins & Aikman Corp. after 33 years of service, attended Longhurst United Methodist Church, and was a veteran of the US Army.  Baxter enjoyed baseball, gardening, golf, working in his yard, and spending time with family.

 

Surviving in addition to his wife are five children, William Whitfield & wife, Wanda, Wilma W. Owen & husband, Glenn all of Roxboro, NC, Renee Nunn & husband, Chris of Red Bank, VA, Mickey Anderson & wife, Lisa, Scottie Anderson & wife, Juanita all of South Boston, VA, brother, Paul Tuck of Roxboro, four sisters, Thelma Eunice McMillan of Iowa, Peggy Mae Garrett, Mary Frances Blume & husband, James, Carolyn Dickey all of Roxboro, NC, and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

 

In addition to his parents Mr. Tuck is preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn Carver Tuck, daughter, Angela Anderson Reaves, grandson, Daniel Anderson, two brothers, Albert “Mac” Tuck, Jimmy Tuck, and sister, Doxie Ann Tuck.  

 

A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2021 in the Strickland and Jones Funeral Services Chapel with the Rev. Norman Talley officiating.  The family will receive friends and guests for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at the home.

 

Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to the DAV Person County Chapter 72, 218 Chub Lake Street, Roxboro, NC 27573 or Longhurst United Methodist Church, 265 Providence Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.   

 

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 6, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services
1810 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 6, 2021

2:00 PM
Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services
1810 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573

Donations

DAV Person County Chapter 72
218 Chub Lake Street, Roxboro NC 27573

Longhurst United Methodist Church
265 Providence Road, Roxboro NC 27573

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