Mr. Leland David Tucker

Mr. Leland David Tucker

Leland David Tucker age 70, of LaFayette, GA passed away Tuesday – January 12, 2021 in a local hospital. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Elmer and Lula Mae Pack Tucker. He served his country in the U.S. Navy for twenty-one years and retired as Chief Petty Officer. While serving he earned numerous medals, awards and commendations. He served in the Vietnam War and Gulf War. After retiring, he worked with his brothers as a painter – Tuckers Painting Company. He was of the Episcopal faith. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters: Betty Thommason, Dorothy Thommason, Sue Brodeax, brothers: Benny Tucker, Burl Tucker and his grandson: Dakota Ragsdale. He is survived by his wife: Linda Gay Muse Tucker of LaFayette, GA, step-sons: Brian Ragsdale of Ooltewah, TN, Rocky Ragsdale of LaFayette, GA, sisters: Pat Morris, Carolyn Trundle both of Chattanooga, TN, brother: Dewey Tucker of Chattanooga, TN, brother-in-law: Danny (Leann) Muse of Summerville, GA, grandchildren: Kaila Baggett, Owen Ragsdale, great-grandchild: Erin Baggett, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held graveside at Chattanooga National Veterans Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. Online guestbook at

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