Anthony  Tucker
Tony Tucker, of Jacksonville, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020 in Tyler. He was 65 years old.
A graveside service is scheduled at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2020, at Jarratt Cemetery in Jacksonville. Jimmy Middendorf will officiate. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Tony was a fuel distributor for Spencer Distributing, a loving father, husband and friend.
Preceded in death by father Waymon Tucker, parents Homer and JoAnn Higgens, and special aunt Katie Cook. Survived by sons Matthew Tucker, Cody and Matt Drew, and loving wife Donna. Proud grandfather of Brooklyn and Bradley Drew. Tony and Donna enjoyed a wonderful marriage of 27 years.
Tony was born June 29, 1954 to Waymon and JoAnn (Youngblood) Tucker in Monticello Arkansas. A friend to anyone, Tony had an uncanny ability to connect in some way to anyone he met. He attended and earned a bachelor's degree from Southern Methodist University. He is loved and will be missed by many.
While also appreciated, in lieu of flowers, we encourage donations to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Published on February 18, 2020


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Feb 26, 2020
I went to school and graduated with Tony. He was a very good friend of mine. My condolences to his family and friends as they struggle and grieve for the loss of their loved one. Tony will be missed by all who knew and loved him. I am proud to call you my friend. RIP TONY TUCKER.❤