Obituary: Dalford Lee Tucker


Funeral services for Mr. Dalford Lee Tucker, 89, of Cullman will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 in the Cullman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Baldwin Heights Cemetery, with Rev, Steve Rodgers and Roger McManus officiating.

Cullman Funeral Home directing.

Dalford was born July 15, 1930 and passed away at his home Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Ossie Pruett Tucker; his wife, Marie Tucker and one sister, Marie Keel.

Mr. Tucker was a hardworking farmer who loved his family and animals.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna (Billy) Brown and Jan (Richard) Harbison; son Ricky Tucker; two sisters, Sandra (Gary) Payne, Barbara Dunn; four grandchildren, Melissa (Jay) Johnson, Chris (Ginger) Thomason, Crystal (Josh) Lucas and Shalina (Chris) Vessell; eight great-grandchildren, Kacey and Jenna Johnson, Thatcher and Colson Lucas, Grayson, Claire and Emma Vessell and Trendyn Thomason.

The family will receive friends for visitation Wednesday evening from 5:30-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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