Jesse Tucker

Obituary of Jesse Tucker

Jesse Stephen Tucker, 38 of Kannapolis, passed away Friday, June 23 at CHS-Northeast after a brief illness.

Funeral service will be 11:00am Wednesday, June 28, at Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant.  Burial will follow at Cabarrus Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 5-7pm Tuesday at Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant.

Jesse was born May 17, 1979 in Mecklenburg county, son of Jerry Tucker, Jr.  and Suzanna Mullins Russell

He was a news director for WSOC TV where he had worked for 16 years and was nominated for two Emmy awards. He was the drummer, producer and songwriter for his band Prophets & Poets. He enjoyed working on his Knight Rider KITT Car and was a loving father to his fuzzy pets, especially Anakin Tiberius Tucker. He was preceded in death by a sister Savannah Rose-Marie Tucker.

He is survived by his wife Brandi Nicloe Tucker; father Jerry Tucker; mother Suzanna Mullins Russell; step mother Anji Tucker; sister Jennifer Lauralie Tucker, paternal grandparents, Jerry and Rose Tucker; maternal grandparents, Fredrick and Dayle Mullins and Sam and Barbara Colerider; mother and father in law, Cherry and Bob Snipes.  Brothers in heart Darren Shinn, Jamie "Muzz" Jones and Adrian Gallegos.

Memorials are requested for North Shore Animal League, 25 Davis Ave., Port Washington, NY 11050