Davey Lewis Tucker | The sun on the north side
Davey Lewis Tucker, 78, surrounded by his family, passed away peacefully in the glory of God on Monday, January 24, 2022. Davey was born in Jacksonville, Florida on May 23, 1943. He grew up in Jackson and graduated from the Provine High School in 1961. He received a BA in political science from Mississippi State University in 1965 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1968.
After law school, Davey returned to Jackson, opening a private law practice. In 1995 he welcomed his daughter, Tracey, to join him and they practiced together until 2019 when he retired. Davey was well-liked by his peers in the legal community and recognized as a fair and courteous lawyer. When not in the courtroom, Davey could be found in the clerk’s office telling a story or two. He was a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association.
Davey and his brother, James, were members of the LGFB fly fishing group that made annual trips all over the United States. He also enjoyed golfing, cooking, and spending time with his family. Davey was a faithful member of Christ United Methodist Church, the New Yorkers Sunday School Class, and the FCS Bible study group.
In 1964 Davey married the love of his life, Sandra Harris, and they raised two beautiful daughters. The couple were also blessed with four adoring and happy grandchildren. They lived more than 57 years of love and happiness.
Davey was predeceased by his mother, Catherine Strange, his father, Oren Tucker and his brother, James Tucker. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife Sandra, their daughter Tracey Thrash (Keith), their daughter Ashlea Brennan (Will) and four grandchildren, Addie and Tucker Brennan and Caitlin and Meghan Thrash and many other loyal members and friends of the family.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at Christ United Methodist Church in Jackson, Mississippi with visitation at 1:00 p.m. followed by the memorial service at 2 p.m. The family asks that all visitors wear masks and
practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice.
Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland is making arrangements.