SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 14
(By Senators Tucker, Barnes, Helmick, Unger, Kessler (Mr. President), Klempa and Beach)
Requesting the Division of Highways to name bridge number 34-129-00.01, in Nicholas County and located on State Route 129, the “Lee Tucker Memorial Bridge”.
Whereas, Lee Tucker was born August 8, 1939, and later married Loretta Canterbury, producing three children from that union: Byron Tucker, Randy Tucker and Sandra Tucker; and
Whereas, Lee Tucker was actively involved in the Democratic Party in Nicholas County for several years including having served on the County Executive Committee; and
Whereas, Lee Tucker was a mining safety advocate for the United Mine Workers of America and worked tirelessly for making the workplace safer for miners at Cannelton and throughout the industry; and
Whereas, Lee Tucker placed high priorities on the area’s youth and served as a scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts in Keslers Cross Lanes; and
Whereas, Lee Tucker was a committed and respected public servant and worked tirelessly on many issues for the benefit of the citizens of Keslers Cross Lanes by being instrumental in having public water extended to Keslers Cross Lanes and forming the Keslers Cross Lanes Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as its chief until his death; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge number 34-129-00.01, in Nicholas County and located on State Route 129, the “Lee Tucker Memorial Bridge”; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the “Lee Tucker Memorial Bridge”; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Lee Tucker’s children: Byron Tucker, Randy Tucker and Sandra Tucker.