James R. Tucker

Huntsville, Alabama

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Jim was a memory from my youth. Never knew him in his professional life but took pride in knowing both Jim and Nell, all having roots in small town of Millry, Alabama. Both were fine people to remember.

A great man and a wonderful principal. I was new to Brewer in my senior year and he was there to make sure my family and I felt welcome.
Class of 1976

Mr. Tucker was an amazing man, awesome principal, and a true example of how a person should live their life for everyone to have remarkable respect for him. My Dad drove the bus for over 25 years for Brewer High School and he thought that Mr. Tucker "hung the moon."
God Bless the James Roy Tucker SR family!

Rhonda Patton Thompson

A true leader among principals! Class of 1974

it was an honor to have him threw the 4 yrs.at A.P.Brewer.A great man sadly missed,never forgotten.

I will miss our saturday talks over coffee.

Mr. Tucker,

You were such a great man and a fantastic principal. I remember how you made sure the school always stayed so clean. That meant a lot to us students. You instilled that Brewer Pride in each of us! Thank you for being such a positive influence on my life and on the life of so many others. Class of '83

In 1962 when several smaller schools were consolidated to form Dale County High School, a special person was needed to bring about cohesion for the students. James Tucker was that man and he brought it about with great finesse, with Nell always at his side. I'm thankful for the impact he had on my early life. He taught volumes just by example.

Mr. Tucker was a great man. He had the highest integrity, character, and moral value. He and his family had tremendous influence on my life as a teenager. Our prayers are with Faye, Roy, and their families.


James's Obituary

Passed away April 24, 2013James R. TuckerJames R. Tucker, 86, was reunited with his beloved Nell in the early evening hours of April 24, 2013. Mr. Tucker dedicated his life to the education of our youth and proudly served as a principal for over 34 years, the final 18 of which he spent at Brewer...

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