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Kevin Tuck
Date of Death or Service Dec 3, 2016
Kevin Tuck

   Funeral services will be conducted Saturday afternoon, December 3, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. from the Walnut Street Church of Christ with Bro. Steve Baggett officiating, George Caudill having prayer and Johnny Brundige giving his eulogy. Place of rest will be in the Williams Addition of the Dickson Union Cemetery. Visitation  will be at church beginning Friday, December 2nd at 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday beginning at 11 :00 a.m. until time of servicess.
   Coach Tuck, age 55, of Dickson, TN died suddenly Monday, November 28, 2016 while a patient at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
    Those desiring, Memorials are suggested to the Dickson County High School Athletic Department or to the Special Education Department.
     Coach Tuck was born in North Dakota, son of Patsy Anne Dillard Tuck and the late Howard Elmer Tuck.  He was a graduate of Dickson County High School, Class of 1979. While in high school he was pitcher and first baseman for the Dickson County High School baseball team.  He received his B.S. degree in Health and Physical Education from the University of Tennessee- Martin and later earned his Masters of Science in Education from the University of Tennessee- Martin. His passion and competitive spirit was in athletics. He played basketball and baseball for Dyersburg State, and played basketball and baseball for the University of Tennessee-Martin. Later playing baseball in the minor league for the Kansas City Royals.  He taught at Martin Westview and coached boys and girls basketball for five years and later coached boys basketball for Dickson County High School for sixteen years.  Coach Tuck was currently assistant coach for the girls basketball at Dickson County High School and coached the boys basketball for the Middle School. 
   Coach Tuck loved to fish.  He also loved to tell jokes to his family, friends and students that might not be so funny to them but they seemed very funny to the Coach. He was a member of the Walnut Street Church of Christ.
   Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Christy Daniel Tuck of Dickson, TN; his three sons, Colin Tuck, Cameron Tuck, and Caleb Tuck all of Dickson, TN; His mother, Patsy Anne Dillard Tuck of Brentwood, TN; his sisters, Terry Tuck of Brentwood, TN and Tammy Tuck of Columbia, TN; his brother, Rick Tuck and his wife, Mimi of Chicago, IL; nieces and nephews, Houston Daniel, Hunter Daniel, Rachel Davis, Trevor Daniel, Chelsea Daniel, Cayce Daniel, Sierra Elizer, Cheyenne Ogletree, Autumn Ogletree, Stone Elizer and Scott Elizer; great niece, Esmi Davis; mother-in-law, Alicia Daniel of Dickson, TN; brothers-in-law, Gary Daniel of Dickson, TN and Wade Daniel and his wife, Kimberly of Dickson, TN; special family members, Belinda Daniel, Danny and Angie Donegan, and Jessica Dotson. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law Noah Daniel.
   Casket bearers will be Colin Tuck, Cameron Tuck, Caleb Tuck, Hunter Daniel, Houston Daniel, Trevor Daniel, Cayce Daniel and Taylor Blackwell.


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