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Ochell L. Tuck

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March 22, 1919     ~     May 5, 2013


Ochell L. Tuck, 94, Glasgow, died Sunday, May 05, 2013, at his residence. A native of Lafayette, TN, he was a son of the late Wesley and Della May Gammons Tuck and a member of Glasgow Baptist Church.

Ochell retired as Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Glasgow after 46 years of service. During his years of leadership, the City of Glasgow saw the development of Weldon Park, Beula C. Nunn Park and Recreation Center, American Legion Park, the Municipal City Swimming Pool, Luska Twyman Park, and Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse, along with additions and improvements at Gorin Park, including Richardson Field, and tennis courts. The latest addition he helped develop was the Ochell Tuck Beaver Trail Park.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years: Margie Martin Tuck; one son: Dennis Martin Tuck and his wife Patsy of Glasgow; 6 grandchildren: Heather Hammer and husband Bart of Glasgow, Lesley Allen and husband Chris of Crestwood, KY, Emily Tuck and Wesley Tuck both of Glasgow, Drew Tuck and Abby Tuck both of Virginia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son Ochell Ray Tuck; and two brothers, Graves Tuck and Elton Tuck.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Hayes Cemetery near Lafayette, TN at 3:30 p.m. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A candlelight ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Beaver Trail Park for all family, friends, and co-workers.

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Guest Register

25 Entries for Ochell L. Tuck

  1. lois bulle says:

    dennis sorry to hear of your dad such a great man he will be missed by all who knew him may god bless each of you

  2. Janice Hope Watson says:

    Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you during this difficult time.
    May God Bless You!!

    Gary & Jan
    Mary Hope

  3. Janice Hope Watson says:

    Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you during this difficult time.
    May God Bless You and your Family!!

    Gary & Jan
    Mary Hope

  4. Paul Kingrey says:

    Margie; So sorry to hear about Ochell’s passing. Just to remind you that the Lord loves you and the family and will be with you.

  5. LaVerne& Maurice Pennycuff says:

    Margie, I am sorry to learn of your loss and am praying that GOD’s unfailing GRACE will soften the hurt. Lean on GOD HE is the strong one and will be there in your darkest hour.Holding you close in thought and prayer…….LaVerne

  6. Greg Scott says:

    Dennis, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Jimmy had told me Sunday night. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He will be missed by many. He accomplished a lot in his many years. He had a good life.

  7. Joyce Forrest Driver says:

    Family, God only wants the BEST and He took one of the best from this earth Sunday. I had Lots of Love and Respect for Mr. Tuck and truly love all of you.You have had and will always have my prayers, He will be missed but never forgotten, God Bless and keep you during this difficult time and the future.

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  9. carolyn fields johnson says:

    MARGIE AND FAMILY, Sorry to hear about Ochell. My dad, Phleet Phillips thought slot of him. God be with you and your family. Hang on to the good memories.Time helps heal but you still miss them. Rest in peace Ochell

  10. Rita Williams Vance says:

    My prayers go out to you all.
    Rita Vance

  11. Debbie Frazier Jessie says:

    Dennis & family–I am very sorry to hear about your dads passing.He was a very nice man and I think he done a lot for Glasgow.You will be in my thoughts & prayers.

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