Obituary: James 'Pete' Haywood Tucker

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James “Pete” Haywood Tucker

James “Pete” Haywood Tucker

James “Pete” Haywood Tucker, 93, of Franklin, passed away April 29, 2020.

Mr. Tucker was a member of Jones Chapel Church of Christ. He served his country during the end of World War II and four tours of duty in the Korean War with the U.S. Army. Pete retired from the Army after 20 years of service and later retired from Textron Defense Systems. He loved gardening and being outside on the farm. 

He was preceded in death by father, Mansfield “Maney” Tucker; mother, Josiephene “Josie” Loggins; four brothers; and four sisters. 

Pete is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Janice Larue Tucker; sons, James (Tammie) Haywood Tucker, Rodger Dale Tucker and Randy (Shelly) Tucker; daughters, Judy (Mike) Farmer and Priscilla (Greg) Davis; grandchildren, Justin Davis, Audrey Davis, Halie Davis, Kayla Davis and Amber Wilson; one great-grandchild; and other caring family members. 

A private graveside memorial service officiated by Randy Bouldin will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery on May 2, 2020. 


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