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Alvin Lee Rucks, age 69

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.


Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400.


  • willie richmond Posted January 10, 2022 9:02 AM

    Prayers and condolences to the Rucks family

  • .Dian Ford Massey Posted January 10, 2022 5:00 PM

    Rest in God’s peace and love my childhood friend.

  • Deborah Taylor Posted January 10, 2022 5:54 PM

    My deepest and sincere condolences to the family

  • Karla Smith Posted January 10, 2022 5:57 PM

    Rest well my brother-in-law. You will be missed. Until we meet again.

  • Winner Dickerson And Family Posted January 10, 2022 5:59 PM

    My Condolences To The Rucks Family He Will Truly Be Missed.

  • Tracie Aldrich Posted January 10, 2022 9:39 PM

    Sending my love and condolences to the family

  • Sebastian Smith Posted January 10, 2022 11:34 PM

    RIP my brother it will never be the same for me see you on the other side 💔

  • Sandra Davis Posted January 11, 2022 7:26 AM

    Condolences to the Rucks family you’ll be missed he kept my car running anytime I called.

  • Alice Carter Posted January 11, 2022 3:04 PM

    My condolences to Karen and her family!!!!! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at these trying time in your life!! RIP Allvin

  • Carey White Posted January 11, 2022 7:52 PM

    You will be truly missed Mr. Rucks. I will miss those conversations that we had riding to and from The LR VA.

  • Annie D Frazier Posted January 12, 2022 11:01 PM

    My condolences to the family, may prayers go out to each of you. He will truly be missed.

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