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A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg with Pastor Jackie Carver officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

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James W. Tuck

November 11, 1932 - February 21, 2022

James W. Tuck, of 1162 Candler’s Mountain Road, Rustburg died Monday, February 21, 2022, at the Summit Health and Rehab.

James was born on November 11, 1932, to the late Vernon Jesse “Bunk” and Audrey Walker Tuck. He is preceded in death by his brother Orie Tuck and two daughters Teresa Cooper and Rita Trent.

He is survived by his wife Frances Tuck; his brother, Thomas W. Tuck and wife, Ann ; three sisters-in-law Margaret Nethercutt, Barbara Booth, and husband Jimmy, and Mary Lynch; a special son-in-law John Cooper, and wife Dianne, and three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

James was a veteran, he served in the United States Army. He retired from General Electric with 36 years of service.  He loved to hunt, fish, bowl and go camping. He was a member of Community Fellowship Baptist. He also enjoyed going to Florida to watch NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt race.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg with Pastor Jackie Carver officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family would like to thank special caregivers Greg and Lisa Evans.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Community Fellowship Baptist Church.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Frances, I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He was the best Supervisor I ever had at G.E. He was also a good friend for many years.

Posted by Bill Snead on February 24, 2022

Frances & family. We were saddened to hear about Jim’s death. As you know, My dad (Switchman Cyrus) worked for & along side Jim for years at GE & were such good friends. Jim was always so kind to our family & it meant so much! Our thoughts & prayers are with you all! 🙏🏻🙏🏻

Posted by Sandra (Jerry) Fix on February 24, 2022

Frances, so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He was a sweet and special friend. My prayers are with you all. Peggy and Frank Neumann

Posted by PEGGY NEUMANN on February 22, 2022

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