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Themon Clifton ("T.C.") Tucker

October 10, 1934 ~ September 22, 2018 (age 83)

Themon Clifton “T.C.” Tucker, 83, of Statesville, passed away, Saturday, September 22, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Tucker was born October 10, 1934 in Anson County, NC and was the son of the late Harley Blevins Tucker and Reba Goldie White Tucker. He attended Anson County Schools and was married to the late Mary Ruth Green Tucker. He was a member of Eastside Baptist Church, worked for Brantley Laboratories and retired from Thor-lo. He also ran TC Lawn Mower repair in West Statesville.

He is survived by his fiancée, Gracie Sizemore; six children, Rodney Green (Glenda) of Statesville, Donald Tucker (Paula) of Lenoir, Jerry Tucker of Statesville, Shelia Weaver (Andy) of Yadkinville, Melissa Pohoski (Robbie) and Crystal Johns (David) both of Statesville; daughter-in-law, Judy Howard of Trinity, 17 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Lester “Buddy” Howard and a loving pet, Cricket.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Eastside Baptist Church with Rev. John Parks and Rev. Johnny Bolin officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home. Active pallbearers will be Rodney Green, Jr., Josh Green, Josh Johns, Eddie Pendergrass, Felix Ival, Bryan McGahan and Alex Walker.

Memorials may be made to East Side Baptist Church, 310 Eastside Drive, Statesville NC 28625 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28677

The family will gather at 153 Rock Island Dr., Statesville and online condolences may be made to the family at

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the Tucker Family.

Donations may be made to:

East Side Baptist Church
310 Eastside Drive, Statesville NC 28625
Tel: 1-704-873-6682

Hospice & Palliative Care Of Iredell County
2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28677

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