Justin Lee Tucker
Justin Lee Tucker, 37, of Cloquet died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, in his home. He was born May 30, 1970, in Cloquet to Tommie Lee Sr. and Janet Tucker. He grew up in Cloquet and San Antonio, Texas. While in Texas, Justin worked as a roofer. He was al...
Justin Lee Tucker, 37, of Cloquet died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, in his home. He was born May 30, 1970, in Cloquet to Tommie Lee Sr. and Janet Tucker. He grew up in Cloquet and San Antonio, Texas. While in Texas, Justin worked as a roofer. He was also a member of the Army National Guard. After moving back to Minnesota, Justin continued working as a roofer. This past September, he re-enlisted in the National Guard and was preparing to go to Iraq in the spring. Justin was very proud of his uniform and what it stood for. Justin also worked for a short time as an over-the-road truck driver. He loved music and playing the guitar and especially enjoyed playing with his children.
Justin was preceded in death by his father, Tommie Tucker Sr., and grandmothers, Mamie Laitinen and Jewel Riley.
He is survived by his mother, Janet Tucker of Cloquet; children, Marina Tucker of Cloquet, Jayma Tucker and Tristen Tucker, both of Moose Lake; sisters, Joy (Gordon) Loree of Cloquet and Brenda (Bobby) Oats of Elmo, Texas; brother, Tommie Tucker Jr. of Irving, Texas; niece, Lindsey Loree of St. Paul; nephews, Tyler and Travis Loree, both of Cloquet; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins in Cloquet and Texas.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. Visitation will continue from noon until the 1 p.m. funeral service Friday, Dec. 7, also in Northland Funeral Home. Military honors will be accorded by the Army National Guard. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Cloquet. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow in the Fireside Room of the funeral home.
Arrangements entrusted to Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet, (218) 879-7184. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see www.northlandfuneralhome.com .
December 6, 2007
- Cloquet, Minn.