James R. Tucker, 71, of Jacksonville passed away on October 11, 2015. He was born on June 5, 1944 in Manila, Arkansas to the late Oran M. Tucker and Amy Jackson Tucker. He is also preceded in death by his brothers, David Allan and Paul Edward.
James is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sharon Tucker; children, Bryan Tucker, Chad Tucker (Kim), Jennifer Zintel (Larry); and eight grandchildren, Tyler, Kyle, Alyssa, Zoey, Ella, Reece, Tessa and Jawney.
James is a member of the Second Baptist Church of Jacksonville. He also served our Country in the United States Army at Fort Knox Kentucky. James loved his family dearly.
Funeral services will be held at Second Baptist Church in Jacksonville on Thursday, October 15th at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening, October 14th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street Jacksonville. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be sent to Second Baptist Church of Jacksonville.