It is with a deep sense of sadness and regret that we must report to you the passing of our Brother Darryl Gentry Tucker.
July 10, 1973 – June 16, 2019
Preceded in death by his father, Melvin C. Tucker, Jr.
Survived by his mother, Joyce Smith Tucker, sister Van Tucker (Monty Holmes), and brother Melvin C. “Trey” Tucker, III (Theresa), nephews Casey Spicer and Eamonn Spicer (Ami Caldwell Spicer), and nieces Cate Tucker and Vivienne Tucker.
A Nashville native, Darryl was a graduate of Franklin Road Academy and Tennessee Tech University, earning high honors as an accounting major and serving as a CPA. He was also a member of IATSE Local 46.
A scuba diver, Darryl loved the water, the outdoors, fishing, NASCAR races, and music. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Kent Shih, Dr. Andrea Knox, and the staff at Tennessee Oncology, Dr. Todd Bauer and Melissa Brown at Sarah Cannon Research Institute; and to the nursing staff and doctors of Section 5D, and Chaplain Susan Dyer at St. Thomas Hospital.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Franklin, TN, with visitation from Noon – 1:00 pm, and service at 1:00. The family asks in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Sarah Cannon Research Institute or Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Franklin, TN.
He will be missed by family and friends alike. May he rest in peace.