Joseph Jessie Tucker, Jr.
Thoroughfare Volunteer Fire Department
Years of Service: 16
Date of Incident: March 8, 2020
Date of Death: March 8, 2020
On Sunday, March 8, 2020, Safety Officer Joseph Tucker was driving the department’s engine to a structure fire before complaining that he wasn’t feeling well to his coworkers. After arriving at the scene, Tucker was immediately transported to the Wayne UNC Hospital where he passed away.