Christopher Dale Tucker

Published 4:13 pm Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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Christopher Dale Tucker, 42 of Red Oak, passed away on Wednesday, June 2. He was born March 2, 1979 in South Boston. He was preceded in death by his father, William “Billy” Tucker; paternal grandfather, Robert Lee Tucker; maternal grandmother, Linda Crow and maternal step-grandmother, Paula Wilbourne.

Chris is survived by his wife, Wendy Dunaway Tucker; his two sons, Caleb Tucker and Camden Tucker; mother and step-father, Cindy Wilbourne Simpson and Darren Simpson; maternal grandfather, Jimmy Wilbourne and paternal grandmother, Pauline Lenhart. He is also survived by three sisters, Miranda Payne, Jessica Tucker and Kim Paige; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ronnie and Teresa Dunaway; brother-in-law, Jeremy Dunaway; a special niece that he loved as his daughter, Chastity Dunaway; nieces and nephews, Leighan and Layton Payne, Olivia and Gunner Powell and Carter Shaulis and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was a member of Concord Baptist Church in Chase City and was baptized on March 13, 1994. He was a member of the Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department in Wylliesburg. Chris enjoyed fishing, fox and deer hunting and running dogs for Hound Heaven Kennels. He was a beloved baseball coach for the Central Middle School Baseball Team and the Charlotte County Baseball Team. He also coached the Charlotte County Football Team. Chris loved his family and his favorite pastime was coaching and attending all baseball and football games for his two boys.

The family received family and friends on Saturday, June 5, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home. A private service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to the Chris Tucker Memorial Fund at Benchmark Community Bank. Donations may be made at any Benchmark Community Bank location and all donations will go directly to Wendy, Caleb and Camden.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home, Chase City, will be handling the arrangements.