James Ronnie Tuck


TIMBERLAKE — James Ronnie Tuck age 81, of 238 Doc Bass Road, Timberlake, died Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 31, 2021 at his home.

Mr. Tuck was born Oct. 15, 1939 in Person County, son of the late James Henry and Willie Lee Wilkerson Tuck and was husband of 33 years to Melva Faye Hodgson Tuck who survives. He was retired from Tultex and was a member of Allensville United Methodist Church. 

Mr. Tuck enjoyed NASCAR, camping, fishing, hunting, building things, dogs and cats, the simple things in life and chocolate pie.

Surviving in addition to his wife are five children, Lorraine Sheets and husband, Charles, Sandra Stone, Lisa Bowes and husband, Ralph, all of Roxboro, Dwayne Pleasant of Danville, Va., Shawn Pleasant and wife, Laura of Reidsville, eight grandchildren, Kenny Stone, Melissa Day (Wayne), Chris Bowes, Stephanie Bowes (Waylon), Matthew Bowes (Shannon), Antonio Pleasant, Shane Pleasant, Mason Pleasant. eleven great grandchildren, brother, Tony Tuck and wife, Linda of Oxford, and sister, Magdalene Trickey of Richmond, Va.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Tuck is preceded in death by three sisters, Betty Knight, Pauline Dunn, and Lanelle Scott. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3 in the Strickland and Jones Funeral Services Chapel with the Rev. Denny Freeman and Rev. Herbert Brown officiating.  Interment will follow in Allensville United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends and guests for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at the home.

Pallbearers will be Dennis Bliss, Chris Bowes, Matthew Bowes, Dempsey Dunn, Shane Pleasant and Kenny Stone.  Honorary pallbearer will be Waylon Wilson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Allensville United Methodist Church, 80 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, N.C. 27574.

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, N.C. 27573. Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.


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