Roderick W. Tucker, born on June 2nd, 1950, in Akron, Ohio, embarked on his final journey on December 5th, 2023. Surrounded by the music he loved and the memories he created, Roderick left a lasting impact on those who knew and cherished him.
Roderick was a soulful musician with a deep passion for playing the guitar and immersing himself in the world of music. His melodies resonated with the hearts of those who had the pleasure of listening, and his artistic spirit will be remembered by all who shared his love for music.
In addition to his artistic pursuits, Roderick dedicated many years of his life to hard work at J&L Steel, contributing tirelessly until his well-deserved retirement. His commitment and diligence left an indelible mark on his professional legacy, earning him the respect and admiration of colleagues and friends alike.
Roderick is preceded in death by his father, James C. Tucker, and his mother, Verna N. Tucker, who welcomed him into the world and now embrace him in eternal peace. He leaves behind a legacy of love and memories that will forever be etched in the hearts of his three children: Brandon, Roderick Jr., Lakeshia, and their mother, Debbie Tucker. Roderick’s influence will also be carried forward by his loving cousins including Debora and Brian, and with many loving family members from the Tuckers and Blakes. His memory will be kept alive with special friends Marla Belcher, Frank Carlson, Alfred Willacy and Terry Taylor.
As we mourn the loss of Roderick W. Tucker, let us remember the joy he brought through music, the dedication he displayed in his work, and the love he shared with family and friends. May his soul rest in eternal peace.