Mr. Ellis Marshall Tucker, Jr., age 63, of Trion, GA died Thursday, January 28, 2010 at Floyd Medical Center.
Mr. Tucker was born November 24, 1946 in Blanche, AL, the son of Johnnie Mae Evans Tucker and the late Ellis Marshall Tucker, Sr. He was co-owner of Tucker’s Pools and Home Improvement. Mr. Tucker was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the VFW Post 6688. He was preceded in death by a sister, Cathleen Lapsley.
Survivors include his mother, Johnnie Mae Tucker, son, Nathan Tucker, daughters and son-in-law, Kristina Tucker, and Kimberly and Tom Hoskins; sister and brother-in-law, Wilma and Larry Hughes, brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles "Whitey" and Brenda Tucker and Larry and Phyllis Tucker; grandchildren, Gracie Hogsten, Taylor Tucker, Miranda Tucker, and Brock Tucker.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p. m. Sunday, January 31, 2010 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Weaver officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Lassiter, Ryan Nix, Dan Floyd, Kevin Bentley, Anthony "Zipper" Campbell, Tim Perry, Tommy Brownlow, and Ernie Ragland.
Mr. Tucker will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Saturday, January 30, 2010.