Funeral services for Mr. J.W. Tucker, age 90, of Pulaski, TN, formerly of Lincoln County, who passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the NHC Pulaski, will be conducted Friday, November 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Richard Waggoner officiating. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery.
Mr. Tucker was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late Charlie B. & Pearl S. Shelton Tucker. He was a World War II veteran and a member of the Church of Christ. Mr. Tucker enjoyed watching and talking about the Atlanta Braves. He was a former employee of Fayetteville Electric System where he was a meter reader and he was a security guard for Burns Security.
Survivors include his sister: Virginia T. Parks; nephews: Jerry Shelton, Roger Parks; nieces: Pat S. Norman, Kathy T. Graham, Donna P. Smith, Carolyn P. Hayes, Dixie P. Sullivan, and Teresa P. Davis; several great nieces and nephews, several great-great nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters: Lila Shelton Collins, Gracie Shelton; brother: L.D. Tucker; nephews: Donnie Shelton, Kenny Tucker, and great nephew Stan Norman.
Visitation with the family will be Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Higgins Funeral Home.