Alvin Lee Rucks was born December 2, 1953 to the late Curtis Stanley and Vergie Mae Rucks.
He attended Washington High School in El Dorado, Arkansas. He enlisted in The United States Army for 2 years and was honorably discharged on June 10, 1973.
He then relocated to Montgomery, Alabama. He attended Troy State University where he received an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration. His passion was repairing cars so he went to Trenholm Technical College and received his certification to become an Auto Technician. He was a longtime employee Goodyear until he started his own business fixing cars in his back yard.
In 2016, he moved to Jacksonville, Arkansas to be closer to his sisters Lois and Faye. He lived there until he passed away on January 1, 2022.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Robert Stanley, his sister Dorothy Jernigan, and his sister Annie Faye Cunningham.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Shirley Wilson-Rucks, his sons, Andre Rucks (Tasha), Rico Harris (Jennifer), Alvin Turner, Deandre Wilson, and Derrick Harris. His daughters Trina Card (Joe), Karen Rucks and Monique Neal, special friend, Sebastian Smith (Karla) and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at A Natural State Funeral Service on January 15, 2022 at 2:00pm.
DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ATTENDANCE
Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400.