Funeral services for Jimmy Wayne Tucker, 64, of Pittsburg will be 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Gilmer with Bro. Dickie Mauk officiating. Interment will be in the Mattinburg Cemetery in Camp County. Arrangements are under the direction of Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer. Mr. Tucker was born October 11, 1947, in Camp County to Jimmy Clyde and Addie Richards Tucker and passed away on Friday, April 14, 2012 in a Shreveport hospital. He graduated from Union Hill High School, earned an associate of Science Degree from Kilgore Jr. College in 1968 and attended East Texas State University of Commerce. Mr. Tucker enlisted in the Navy in July of 1969 and was honorably discharged in 1978. He was the owner of Jimmy Tucker Oilfield Consulting, a member of the Fellowship Bible Class at First Baptist Church in Gilmer and was a lifetime resident of Upshur County. He is survived by his wife, Zelda Felice Tucker of Pittsburg; son, Brent T. Hudson and his wife, Tina of Gilmer; daughters, Addie Wittibort of Pittsburg and Elishia Griffith and husband, Russell of Gilmer; brother, James Tucker of Pittsburg; sister, Janet Roberts of Pittsburg; grandchildren, Jordan Griffith, Eric Griffith, Shelby Froitzheim, Corbin Johnson, Derek Griffith, Trinity Griffith, Laura Hudson and McKenzie Wittibort. Mr. Tucker was preceded in death by his son, Charles Wayne Tucker in 1996 and sister, Geri Sue Quinn. Pallbearers are Ricky Gipson, Dennis Gipson, Mike Loyd, Andy Richardson, David Harrison, Lindley Huggins,and Tommy Taylor.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, April 16, 2012 at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer.
Memorials may be made to the Mattinburg Cemetery Association, Carol Woodle, % FNB, P.O. Box 29, Winnsboro, Texas 75494.