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Lester Doyle Tucker

February 2, 1953 — August 8, 2022

Lester Doyle Tucker, age 69 years, of the Day Ridge Community died Monday, August 8, 2022 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was born in Somerset, Kentucky on February 2, 1953 the son of Albert and Dorothy (New) Tucker.  Lester had worked in construction, member of the Day Ridge United Baptist Church and North McCreary Fire Department.  He loved spending tome with his family and friends, deer hunting, spending time around the fire pit, setting on the porch watching the morning birds, spending time at the fire house, joking around, teaching new things, spending time with his grandkids, and building homes and working in the garage.

His parents; wife, Linda Gayle (Walden) Tucker; brothers, Alvin Tucker and Kenneth Tucker; sisters, Shirley Ann Sexton and Cherry Lynn Tucker; and granddaughter, Madison Grace Tucker precede him in death.

Survivors include his sons, Jon Frederick (Sheila) of Parkers Lake, Jason Tucker of Whitley City, Kentucky, and Steven Tucker (Victoria) of Whitley City, Kentucky; daughter, Carie Spradlin (Eulis) of Parkers Lake, Kentucky; brothers, Dean Tucker (Shirley), Gary Tucker (Sharon), and Mickey Tucker; sister, Cleda Howard; grandchildren, Travis, Laura, Devan, Jerica, Gabby, Ryan, Ally, Matthew, Alyssa, Autumn, and Stashia; 7 great grandchildren, 1 great grandchild on the way; and a host of nieces and nephews that loved him.

Funeral services will be held 1pm Thursday, August 11, 2022 at the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Perry officiating.  Burial will follow in the Strunk Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 11am Thursday at the Funeral Home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

11:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

McCreary County Funeral Home

, Whitley City, KY 42653

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

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McCreary County Funeral Home

, Whitley City, KY 42653

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