|SR 795 - William A. Tucker - congratu- late on 70th birthday|
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A resolution congratulating Mr. William A. Tucker on the event of
his 70th birthday.
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SR 795 LC 19 3955
1- 1 Congratulating Mr. William A. Tucker on the event of his
1- 2 70th birthday; and for other purposes.
1- 3 WHEREAS, Mr. William A. Tucker was born on September 15,
1- 4 1928, in Greenville, North Carolina, the great-great
1- 5 grandson of Thomas Bell and the fourth child of Robert
1- 6 Tucker and Retha Bell Tucker, who instilled in him love of
1- 7 family, respect for others, and a strong motivation to
1- 8 achieve his personal goals; and
1- 9 WHEREAS, he met and married Helen Hemby, and they have three
1-10 daughters, two sons, and three grandchildren who love,
1-11 admire, and respect them deeply; and
1-12 WHEREAS, William A. Tucker served his country for 26 years,
1-13 22 in the United States Air Force, all with honor and
1-14 distinction in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars;
1-16 WHEREAS, after retirement from the military in 1974, he
1-17 became a Longshoreman and ultimately became the President of
1-18 Newport News Local 846; he retired as Longshoreman in 1995;
1-20 WHEREAS, William Tucker is a life member of the U.S.
1-21 Veterans of Foreign Wars and the National Association for
1-22 the Advancement of Colored People; and
1-23 WHEREAS, he served on the Executive Board of Hampton Roads
1-24 Democratic Party, the Virginia State Board of Corrections
1-25 Education Committee, City of Hampton Charter Review
1-26 Commission, City of Hampton Citizens' Unity Commission,
1-27 Committee for the Beautification of the City of Hampton, and
1-28 the Board of Hampton Roads Boys and Girls Club.
1-29 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE that the
1-30 members of this body congratulate William A. Tucker on the
1-31 wonderful occasion of his 70th birthday and convey to him
1-32 their sincerest best wishes.
1-33 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate is
1-34 authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of
1-35 this resolution to Mr. William A. Tucker.
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98