John Clark Tucker Sr.

September 4, 1961 ~ June 4, 2020 (age 58)





John “Johnny” Clark Tucker, Sr. passed away peacefully on June 4, 2020 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was a strong gentle giant, bigger than life who fought cancer hard and long, with a smile on his face and a positive attitude. He made a lasting impression on many people throughout his life. He was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on September 4, 1961.  He graduated from Holy Cross High School, loved basketball and was a diehard Saints fan.  He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Jack and Dorothy Tucker. He is survived by his loving wife Sandra, his amazing children, Chad, John “Johnny”, Jr. (Stacy) and Tiffany, siblings; Jack Sr. (Rita), Jeffery (Lisa), Rene (Manny), Janis (Tony), loving family; Cynde (Steve), Marty (Nicole) and Sid (Angela), grandchildren; Dustin, Allyson, Jake, Chole, David “Patrick”, Sidney (Kristen), Lindsey (David), Kristin (Mike), Erica (Dale), Joshua (Ashley), Tori, Kevin, Haydyn, Lilly, Riley, Logan, great-grandchildren Ellyanna, McKynlie, Braylon, Brooklyn, Zuri, Brinlee, Eden, Gage, Dale Jr. and a host of loving nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law to cherish his memory. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Horeb Baptist Church, 230 Bellemeade Blvd, Gretna, LA 70056. Visitation is from 10:30 AM-11:30 AM with the service to follow from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM. Interment will immediately follow in St. Roch #2 Cemetery. All social distancing guidelines will be followed including wearing masks. In lieu of flowers, donations to Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma charities would be appreciated. JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME in charge of the arrangements. Our family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and all who helped and shown support during his journey. 


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