Tyler Tucker, of Counce, was born in Shelby County, Tenn., on Aug. 25, 1994, the son of David Allan Tucker and Tammy Lynn Fondren Hammock.
Tyler was a Junior at Hardin County High School. He enjoyed hunting and 4-wheeler riding. Tyler liked to have fun with his sisters and friends. He loved his family very much.
Tyler departed this life on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the age of 16 years, 2 months, 12 days.
In addition to his parents Tyler is survived by step-father, Marty Hammock of Counce; a sister, Tiffany Lauren Tucker of Counce; step-sister, Jessica Jennings of North Las Vegas, Nev.; grandparents, Bob and Ruby Fondren, Ellis and Joyce Tucker, all of Savannah, Bonnie Hammock of Counce; aunts and uncles, Tony and Emily Fondren of Corinth, Miss., Vanessa and Dennis Kanizai of Savannah, Kathy and Ricky Brewington of Florence, Ala., Becky Bray of Corinth, Miss., Janice McDaniel of Watervalley, Miss., and James Tucker of Savannah; a niece, Alivia Jennings of North Las Vegas, Nev.; special cousins, Cooper Fondren, Chase Peterson, Valerie Bray, Ashley Bailey and Derek Teague; special friends, Derek Pickett, Justin Jennings, Duncan Peters, Skeeter Lewis and Zachary Scott.
Tyler was preceded in death by his step sister, Keri Hammock.
Services were held on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Larry Vandiver, Paul Childers officiating. Burial was in the Pisgah Cemetery at Shiloh.