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Thomas "Tom" Tucker

May 14, 1960 — February 10, 2022

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville announces the death and funeral services for Thomas Lowell Tucker, age 61, of Blairsville, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, February 10th, 2022 at home.


Tom was born in Rockledge, Florida on May 14, 1960, a son of Kelvin Tucker and the late Anne Tucker. He attended North Marion High School in Sparr, Florida; Truett McConnell College; and went to seminary at Baptist Bible Institute in Graceville, Florida, and had  pastored several Baptist churches in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina.  Tom had served as Director of Business Development at Community Newspapers, Inc.,  since 1995, until present. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Blairsville.  He enjoyed saltwater fishing, traveling, and history,.....but most of all, he enjoyed his grandchildren.  


Surviving family members include his wife, Lesley Shupe Tucker, of Blairsville; children: Emily and Josh  Mulkey, of Young Harris, Georgia; and Johnathan Tucker, of Lawley, Florida; grandchildren: Claire and Gus Mulkey, and Serenity and John Tucker; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ron and Vonda Tucker, of Santa Fe, Tennessee, and Robert and Betsy Tucker, of Woodbine, Georgia; father, Kelvin Tucker, also of Woodbine; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral services have been scheduled for Saturday, February 12th, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., to be held at First Baptist Church of Blairsville, with Pastor Derrick Hartley officiating.  The following gentlemen have been selected to serve as pallbearers: Alan NeSmith, Joe Dyer, Wayne Knuckles, Steve Cockerham, Sam Cockerham, Ron Tucker, Jeff Kaufman and Greg Adams.


Visitation will be held on Friday evening, February 11th, 2022, at Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please share your condolences and sign the online guest registry at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.





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Visitation

Friday, February 11, 2022

5:00 - 8:00pm

Cochran Funeral Home & Crematory of Blairsville

41Hunt-Martin Street, Blairsville, GA 30512

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Friday, February 11, 2022

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41Hunt-Martin Street, Blairsville, GA 30512

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 12, 2022

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First Baptist Church Blairsville

296 Blue Ridge Street, Blairsville, GA 30512

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Saturday, February 12, 2022

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First Baptist Church Blairsville

296 Blue Ridge Street, Blairsville, GA 30512

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