Tucker, Arthur

MR. ARTHUR JERRY TUCKER, (66) lovingly known as “Tucker”, was called home to eternal rest on Thursday, May 19, 2011. Tucker was born in Georgetown SC on July 1, 1944 to the late Mr. Scippio Tucker and Mrs. Ethel B. Barrentine. While living in FL he accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and became a member of Life Outreach Church. All the children loved him and called him “Candy Man”. He returned to Myrtle Beach, SC and was united in Holy Matrimony to Mrs. Betty Simmons and were blessed with many years of happiness and fond memories. Those who will forever remember and cherish his memories are his loving and devoted wife, Mrs. Betty S. Tucker; his daughters, Lillie R. Greene (David) of SC, Sabrena W. Burison(Solomon) of VA, Stephanie Smith (David) of GA, and Nicole Balfour of NY; his sons, Maurice Ward (Lee) of SC, Warren Ward (Roslyn) of SC, Anthony Tucker of FL, and Patrick Williams of SC; his sisters, Meldred Parker and Rosa Lee Williams both of NY, Lorraine Dixon (Ricky) of SC; his brothers; Richard Burroughs of NY and Macky Alston of SC; his loving aunt, Juamita Alston; his four (4) sister-in-laws; his three (3) brother-in-laws and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Visitation was held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at Ocean View Memorial Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at Mt. Olive AME Church. Arrangements entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home of Horry County.