Name Residence: Henry P. Tucker Winston-Salem,NC Date of Death: 04/21/2007 Notice Tucker, Henry Price TUCKER Henry Price Tucker was born June 13, 1918, in Winston-Salem to William Henry Tucker and Mildred Miller Tucker, and died Saturday, April 21, 2007, at Ponte Vedra, Fla. He graduated from The Citadel in 1940 and was commissioned into the regular army. He served as a battalion commander in North Africa, Sicily, Normandy and Belgium. Captured by German troops in North Africa, Price managed to escape after a few days. He was wounded several times and received a number of battle field decorations including the Silver Star, three Bronze Stars, two Purple Hearts and the French Croix de Guerre with Palm. In addition to his regular military career, Price also served as a diplomat during the 1950s, first as an attache in the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, then as U.S. observer to the Baghdad Pact. He retired as a colonel in 1962 and subsequently served as an executive with several textile corporations, as well as president and an owner of his own firm. In 1988, Price and his wife, Virginia, moved to Vicar’ s Landing where he was active in the Members’ Association and in community affairs. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Ponte Vedra Beach. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Virginia Johnson Tucker; his son, Lawrence C. Tucker, and wife, Mary Ann Cody Tucker, of Greenwich, Conn.; his granddaughter, Katherine Cody Tucker, of Los Angeles, Calif.; and his sister, Mrs. Richard C.G. (Betty) Sorenson of Hudson, Ohio. (Salem Funeral Home).
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