Curtis Donald Tucker, of Mansfield, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022, at the age of 86. Mr. Tucker proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Army after having his cousin sign for him to join at the age of 17. He was a veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War. Mr. Tucker loved his country and was very patriotic passing that on to his children. He was a member of New Rocky Creek Baptist Church and loved his Lord. Mr. Tucker enjoyed gardening and working in his yard. He was known to be a jokester. Mr. Tucker delighted in teaching his daughters how to cook and would often bake cakes and take them to frontline workers. Lovingly known by his grandchildren “Georgia Pepaw”, “Grandpa”, “Ping Pong” and “Big Paw Paw”, he loved his family dearly. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anne Tucker, Second wife, Mary Williams Tucker; parents, Jesse and Mary Tucker; brothers, Cecil Tucker, Herbert Tucker.
Survivors include his daughters, Cheryl and John Chamberlin, Morgan and Jon Carnes; Holly and Tom McCullough, Lila and Billy Crawford; grandchildren, Rebekah LeAnn Chamberlin, David Leland and Delilah Chamberlin, Laura Ruth and Mike Mack, Matthew Carnes, Virginia and Jake Newell, Jeremy and Virginia Dial, Skyler and Ashley Crawford, Tiffany and Zach Hutcheson, Matthew and Allyson Torres; great-grandchildren, Grace Ann Chamberlin, Leland Poyntz Chamberlin, Benjamin Hazzard Chamberlin, Jackson Carnes, Abigayle Carnes, Isabella Carnes, Ethan Carnes, Katie Carnes and Luke Morgan, Erik Dial, Lillian Dial, Scarlett Dial, Sophia Dial, Dylan Hutcheson, Rylee Hutcheson, Chloe Hutcheson, Richie Torres; great-great-grandchildren, Audrey Carnes.
A Funeral Service for Mr. Tucker will be held Thursday, January 13, 2022, 1:00 P.M., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Brother Randy Reese and John Chamberlin officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the funeral home, two hours prior to his service, from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Rocky Creek Baptist Church, 190 Rocky Creek Road, Mansfield, GA 30055.
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