Dies March 31, 2018
Billy Gerald Tucker, 64, Rome, died Saturday at his residence following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Tucker was born in Atlanta on Nov. 9, 1953, son of the late J.B. Tucker and the late Doris Adell Sitten Tucker. Two brothers, Jack Astin and Randy Tucker died earlier. Mr. Tucker was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a Baptist and worked for many years in construction. Mr. Tucker loved hunting and fishing. His happiest times were when he was on the water in his canoe with his grandson.
Surviving are his loving spouse, the former Debbie Bolt; daughter, Jacqueline Carden, Cartersville; step-son, Tobe Dover; grandson, Jamie Bell and his wife, Alyssa, Silver Creek; three step-grandchildren, Madison Dover, Hank Dover and Waylie Dover; two sisters, Gail Brown and her husband, Scott, Subligna and Darlene Crawford and her husband, Terry, Rockmart; two brothers, Joe Astin, Lindale and Bobby Tucker and his wife, Robin, Calhoun and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with Steve Davenport officiating.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, had charge of the arrangements.