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Gerald Alan Tucker

Gerald Alan Tucker, 65, of Gaylesville, Ala., passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at a local hospital.

Gerald was born on December 13, 1951 in Rome, son of the late Gordon Luther Tucker and the late Doris Elizabeth Silvers Tucker. He graduated from West Rome High School in 1969 and then served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired from Robbins Air Force Base after working as a civilian draftsman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis James Tucker.

He is survived by his daughters, Adrienne Tucker and Allison James; his granddaughters, Alivia Pearce and Avery Young; his sister, Teresa Tucker; his aunts, Bernice Mooney and Mae Cliff Rayburn; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in Oaknoll Chapel. Interment will follow at East View Cemetery. The Shanklin-Attaway Post 5 of the American Legion will have charge of military rites. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 20, 2017, from noon until the service hour.

Miller and Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve Mr. Tucker’s family. Please visit to share your memories or leave a condolence message.