Charles Thomas Tucker, of Social Circle, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021 at the age of 76. His wife Annetta lost the love of her life (Charlie – wrong way). Mr. Tucker was a proud patriot, serving in the Air Force during Vietnam, and retiring from service in 1986. Born in Inglewood, California, and raised in Monroe, Ohio, he graduated from Lakota West High School, and married Annetta Cheryl Mitchell of Franklin, Ohio. After his years of service, he spent his civilian life working for IBM and Wellstar Health. Mr. Tucker loved serving in the American Legion, beginning his service at post 316 Woodstock, working all the way to becoming American Legion State Commander. His pride and joy was assisting and serving Boys State and Boys National. Charlie never met a stranger, and always had a smile on his face. Mr. Tucker also enjoyed boating, riding his trike, and traveling with his wife and kids, and other pastimes prior to his stroke included painting Christmas Ornaments and playing guitar. Charlie is preceded in death by his mother, Faye; his father, Charles; and his son, Michael Scott Tucker.
Mr. Tucker is survived by his loving wife, Annetta; his sons, Dale Edward (Eddie), Charles Thomas, Jr. (Chuck) and wife, Lisa, Timothy Wayne (Timmy) and wife, Kristi, Johnathan Quinten (Johnny) and Dawn; his grandchildren, Angelia Hamilton, Kaylin Lanham, Megan McCarthy, Alicia Tucker, Victoria Tucker, Rose Tucker, James Clark, Michael Thomas Tucker, Troy Austin Tucker, Nathan Tucker, Jake Tucker, Charlie Tucker, Liam McCarthy, and Jackson Tucker, James Day; many great-grandchildren; his sister, Vanessa Wynn; and his brother Tilden (Tim) Tucker.
A Funeral Service for Mr. Tucker will be held Saturday, February 20, 2021, 4:00 P.M., at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the funeral home, prior to his service, from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. and 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. following his service.
For those that wish in lieu of flowers, donations requested to American Legion charities in care of Boys Nation PO Box 361656 Indianapolis, Indiana 46236-1656
In honor of Charlie (Flash) Tucker
Acknowledge Annetta Tucker
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