Alvin Marcellus Tucker

September 10, 1949March 28, 2014
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Alvin M. Tucker, age 64, passed away peacefully at St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA on March 28, 2014 with his family by his side. Alvin M. Tucker was born on September 10th, 1949 to the late Doris J. Joiner and John W. Rice in Columbus, Mississippi. Alvin joined the United States Army in 1969 where he served in the Vietnam War and Traveled to places like Korea. He proudly served for 24 years and retired as a Sergeant First Class as Ft. Lewis (WA) in 1993. Alvin is survived by his wife Yong Ae Tucker along with his five children Alvino Tucker, Dionn (Jennifer) Tucker, Barbara (Brandon) Espinosa, TJ Tucker, Mathew Tucker and his loving grandchildren Xavier Espinosa, Marcellus Espinosa, Trinity Tucker, Gabi Tucker and his great grandchild Madi Denham; his adopted sons William (Angela) Shaw and Toby Woods all of Olympia, Washington. Alvin is also survived by his two aunts, Adrienne Capers of Columbus, MS, and Elsie Richardson of Detroit, MI. Two sisters Evelyn Beck of Columbus, MS, Angela (Kenneth) Williams of Riverdale, GA; two brothers Michael Tucker of Jonesboro, GA and Gerald (Valerie Clark) Lee; his nieces, Teloria Hill of Columbus, MS, Latoya Tucker and Kandace Williams of Atlanta, GA; Vikaya and Victoria Lee of Robins Warner, GA; three nephews Mathew Hill Jr. of Columbus, MS, Alan B. Beck of Indianapolis, IN and Miko Antiwan Tucker of Los Angeles, CA; great nephew Cameron Rentz of Col, MS. He will be missed by his extended and honorary brother Victor Hackney of Tacoma, WA, Ira Farmer and Ed Lamar of Lacey, WA. Alvin will be remembered as a very caring, generous, supportive person. He has touched many lives in the Olympia area. He will truly be missed.


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 2, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 3, 2014
  • Graveside Service Thursday, April 3, 2014

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Jim Huggins

September 11, 2014

Was saddened to hear the news of Al's passing. I knew him a short time and know him as a caring and generous soul. I know he's missed. God bless

Emma Johnson

April 10, 2014

My God all of you

Loberta Tate

April 8, 2014

Condolences from the Richardson Family from Columbus,Ms.

Alvino Tucker

April 5, 2014

I really miss you dad. You grew up without having a dad around. I have to say that you did an excellent job on raising all of us dad. We will all miss your humor and you being there for us. I love you dad and I will never forget you and what you taught us. We were blessed having you as our dad.

I love you dad.

Doris Richardson-Spencer

April 4, 2014

May God Bless and keep you all at this time, I will keep you in my prayers Yonge Ae and your children and Kaye, Angela, Micheal, and Gerald I love you all this is your cousin Doris Richardson-Spencer from Detroit.


April 3, 2014

To the Tucker Family sorry for your loss.


glenda davis

April 3, 2014

I sincerely loved you cousin, love Glenda.

Elsie Richardson

April 3, 2014

We love you and you will be missed and may god bless the family.

Deb Smith

April 3, 2014

Tucker! I remember many nights talking with you out in front of Ed's garage. You gave me many great words of wisdom. And very good advice, which steered my life in a much better direction. Thank you Tucker and may you rest in peace. To Tucker's family, my heart goes out to you and my prayers are with you. Godspeed Tucker, Godspeed .

sherry wheeler

April 2, 2014

Mr Tucker encouraged me to go to college, and as a result i earned a valuable skill. And was able to earn a good wage. Also when my family was in need he helped us with groceries. I really enjoyed his wisdom and humor!

love the wheelers