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Howard E. Tucker III of North, died Feb. 28, 2021.

He was born November 12, 1935 in Washington, D.C., and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1954-1962. After attending Virginia Tech, he was employed as a general contractor and supervisor following his honorable discharge from the Marine Corps.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Tucker; children, Robin Tucker Joyce, Chris Tucker, and three grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Fight Colorectal Cancer, 134 Park Central Square, Suite 210, Springfield, Mo. 65806.

Faulkner Funeral Homes, Foster Faulkner Chapel, Mathews, assisted the family.