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James "Jimmy" Cheshire Tucker

 


James “Jimmy” Cheshire Tucker, 69, of Mills River, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at The Oaks in Brevard.

Born June 30, 1944, in Brevard, he was the son of the late Helen Carrier and Augustine W. Tucker.

He was educated in Brevard, attended A-B Tech, and worked for Ecusta Corp. and for RCA before entering the automobile business. He rose through the sales ranks to the financing side and ultimately became a general manager of a large dealership in Charleston, S.C. During this time he made many friends and memories.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda Waldrop Tucker; their children, James C. Tucker Jr., of Anderson, S.C., and Tiffany T. Sikorski, of Mills River; granddaughter, Alexandria Braniecki and grandson, Andrew Sikorski; and two brothers, Gus Tucker, of Brevard and Henry Tucker, of Columbia, S.C.

The family extends their gratitude to the staff of The Oaks of Brevard for the compassionate care Jimmy was given during his time there.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in the chapel of Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service with a reception at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to one’s charity of choice.

To leave a condolence for the Tucker family, visit “obituaries” at http://www.moore-fh.com.

Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Services is caring for the family.

 
 

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