Earl "Tucker" Claude Lee
June 26, 1928 - December 30, 2021
Mr. Earl “Tucker” Claude Lee, age 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 30, 2021 at 12:15 PM. Tucker was born June 26,1928 in Folsom, Louisiana to parents of Elias R. Lee & Rosan Reed Lee. Here he grew up on a farm learning how to shear sheep and raise cattle. Tucker went on to live a very diverse life working in the shipyard, dairy farming, & nursery business. His passion in life was sheep shearing which led him to travel 32 states making friends all along the way. He continued this passion volunteering for FFA & 4-H Clubs in the area by teaching students about sheep raising & shearing. Most important activity was spending time with loved ones and friends, talking to everyone on the phone, riding around, attending the sale barn, and talking about past experiences. He was a member of Cooper Chapel in Loranger, Louisiana.
He is survived by a son, Dennis & Linda Lee, daughter Karen King. Tucker had 5 Grandchildren: Erica (Mike) Cotton, Roland “Lil Tucker” Lee, Mark Borawski (Sevanah), & Angela Breland. Eleven Great-Grandchildren Micaela & Nicholas Cotton, Nicholas, Serenity, Christopher, Michael & Jaysun Breland, Beckham Borawski, Brody, Brayden & Hadleigh Lee. Mr. Tucker was survived by numerous nieces and nephews. One very special cousin was Mrs. Hazel Lee Regan.
Preceded in death parents Elias R. Lee & Rosan Reed Lee, siblings Orealia Lee Bahm “Fritz” (Felix), Robert Edward Lee “Bob” (Maxine), Louis Malachi Lee “Cooper” (Beatrice), Mary Ann Lee Anthony “Molly” (Adam), Audrey Lee Baham “Ike” (Carl), Lois Viola Lee Thompson “Leatha” (Wesley), and Demon Lee “Plug” (Dorothy & Irene). He was also preceded in death by two wives Genevive Lanier & Lela Mansfield, son Dennis Borawski, and grandson Jason Terrell.
Pallbearers: Carl Edward Baham, Buddy Lee, Donald Lee, Michael Cotton, Roland “Lil Tucker” Lee, and Nicholas Cotton. Honorary Pallbearers: Bobby Blackwell, Jimmy Coon, Bobby King, Ray Core, Dennis Glass, Jeremy Rainey
Visitation will be at Lee Hill Baptist Church (11001 Lee Settlement Road, Folsom) on Sunday January 3rd from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Visitation will continue after 10:00 am on Monday until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow in the Elias Lee Cemetery.