BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) – Donald Harless Tucker, 82, of Jane Lew, peacefully went to be with his Lord on Saturday, September 24, 2022. He was born July 8, 1940, in Thornton, WV and attended Grafton High School. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Delores (Rich) Tucker of Jane Lew; son Timothy Tucker and wife Sheila, of Memphis, Tennessee; Rodney Tucker and his wife Kelly, Fairmont; daughter Cynthia Diggs and husband Reginald, of Grafton; and his son Keith Tucker and his wife Rachel, of Salem; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Don proudly served his country from 1958 to 1962 in the United States Navy aboard USS Truckee and USS Kirkpatrick. He then worked at Sandusky Metal Cabinets in Sandusky, OH and was sent to Memphis, TN to open a new factory, Sandusky Memphis Metal Cabinets. He then returned to WV in 1972 to work at Brockway Glass, ending his career as a retail inspector for Pratt and Whitney, retiring in 2002. Don had a passion for his beagle dogs, Lady and Jenny, and was a longtime member of the UKC. Beagle Club winning numerous awards and trophies. Don loved the outdoors, spending many hours hunting and fishing, and also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Condolences for the Tucker family can be left at burnsidefuneralhome.com. Friends will be received at Burnside Funeral Home, 607 S. Virginia Avenue, Bridgeport, Monday from 4-7 p.m., where services will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Douglas Joseph presiding. Interment will follow at WV National Cemetery where military funeral honors will be bestowed by the Harrison County Honor Guard.
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