Dennis Monroe Tucker, 94, of Elkin, passed away on Dec. 30, 2020. Mr. Tucker was born in Wilkes County on Jan. 1, 1926, to Marcus Edger Tucker and Collie Carter Tucker.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Tucker was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Garris Tucker; one brother, Russell Tucker; and one sister, Lois Bowers.

Survivors include his son, Aldean (Barbara) Tucker, and daughters, Geraldine (TJ) Jeffery and Christine (Les) Dunckel. Mr. Tucker is also survived by seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

A private memorial service was held on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Cool Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Collins and Rev. David Key officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Cool Springs Baptist Church, 1602 Cool Springs Church Road, Elkin, N.C, 28621.

Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Tucker family.

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