Alexander Samuel Tucker Jr.
HAMPTON - Alexander Samuel Tucker, Jr, 79, passed on Monday, January 2, 2017. He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Sinclair Tucker; sister, Diane Washington; and brother, Edwin Tucker. Alexander was a letter carrier for the Newport News Post Office. He operated a family business - Boulevard Cleaners and Laundry in Norfolk, VA, and ran a hot dog vending business (AL's Chili Dog) in downtown Richmond, VA until he retired in 2011. He served as Vice-President of The William Tucker 1624 Society. Celebrating his life and memory are his children, Wanda Tucker of Phoenix, AZ, Verrandall Tucker of Virginia Beach, VA, Vincent (Shalawn) Tucker of Chester, VA, and Fallon (Barry, Jr.) Jefferson of Round Rock, Texas; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carol V. Jones of Hampton, VA and Brenda Tucker-Doswell of Baltimore MD; one brother, William Floyd (Naomi) Tucker of Queens, NY; two sisters-in-law, Carol Tucker and Mildred Johnson of Hampton, VA, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017 at New Life Outreach International Church, 1005 Turner Road, Richmond, VA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The William Tucker 1624 Society, C/O Walter Jones, 4325 Lacy Cove Lane, Newport News, VA 23602. Services are entrusted to Bland & Tucker Funeral Homes, Petersburg, VA.
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