Harold Allen Tucker, 79, of Crossett, passed away on December 22, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Crossett on September 21, 1941, to his parents, James, and Rena A. Dubose Tucker, and was a 1959 graduate of Crossett High school.
Mr. Tucker worked as a papermaker for Georgia Pacific until his retirement after 44 years of service. He was a devoted Christian and a member of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church where he served faithfully as a deacon and church treasurer.
In his free time, he enjoyed woodworking and making things for others.
Mr. Tucker had a sweet and generous nature and a smile that could brighten anyone’s day. He will always be remembered for the intense love he had for his wife, his children, and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife of 54 years, Nancy Lou Tucker.
He is survived by one son, Timothy Allen Tucker (Leigh) of Crossett; two daughters, Tammy Leann Carter (Todd) of Crossett and Tina Lenai Herrington (Morris) of Crossett; six grandchildren, Whitney L. Gill (Chris) of Crossett, Courtney L. Ferebee (Parker) of Sherwood, Tucker and Thomas Carter of Crossett, and Jaci and Trace Tucker of Crossett; a brother, Ronald. D Tucker (Joann); a sister, Deborah J. Ford of Crossett; five great-grandchildren, Bryson, Alissa, and Cole Gill of Crossett and Cooper and Landry Ferebee of Sherwood; along with a host of nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog Duke.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, December 26 at 1 p.m. at Crossroads Cemetery, with Bro. Lloyd Gibbs officiating.
Pallbearers are Tucker Carter, Thomas Carter, Trace Tucker, Bryson Gill, Cole Gill, Chris Gill, Parker Ferebee, and Cooper Ferebee.
Honorary pallbearers are James Ford, Ron Tucker, Kayne Coody, Caleb Coody, Trent Carter, Boyett Goodwin, Owen Carpenter, Zach Goodwin, Mason Goodwin, Dillon Pence, Rodney Graves, James Outlaw, Donny Walker, Dan, Danny, and Steve Courson, and the men of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jarvis Chapel Church in Mr. Tucker’s memory.