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James Adam Tucker 74, of Roanoke Rapids, NC died Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at Vidant Medical Center Greenville, NC.

James was born in Halifax County, NC, the son of the late David Walters Tucker and Cora Stokes Tucker. He was the former owner and operator of Tucker’s Tree Service, until his retirement. His Grandmother Alice Stokes, two sisters, Florence and Marion and six brothers, Charlie, Texas, Gene, Robert, George and Spence, also preceded James in death.

Surviving are: his wife, Leigh Whitby Tucker; two daughters, Sheri Tucker and fiancée Laurie Allman of Greensboro, NC; Alexandra T. Turner and her husband Darren of Roanoke Rapids, NC; two sons, Mark Tucker and his wife Kim of Weldon, NC and Jimmy Tucker and his wife Sharon, of Roanoke Rapids, NC; two sisters, Alice Seal and JoAnn Gray both of Virginia; four grandchildren, Christopher, Angel, Brittany and Anisten.

Visitation to be held at Wrenn, Clarke & Hagan Funeral Home from 9:30-10:30, Friday, February 2, 2018 before at residence.

Graveside services will be held in Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, NC, Friday, February 2, 2018, at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Bruce Wayne Marshall officiating.

The family will receive at the residence, 169 Mills Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC.


1015 West 5th Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870



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