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Tommy Lee Tuck, Sr.

January 8, 1958 — November 24, 2021

Tommy Lee Tuck, Sr.

Mr. Tommy Lee “Shoestring” Tuck, Sr. of Danville, VA passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at the SOVA Health Medical Center.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on January 8, 1958 and was 63 years old.  He was the son of the late Thomas Howard Tuck and the late Georgia Mae Clay Tuck.

He was a member of McGhees Mill Baptist Church and a retired truck driver and Security Officer at Halifax Regional Hospital. He enjoyed CB radios, fishing, drag racing and spending time with his family.

Mr. Tommy Lee Tuck, Sr. is survived by:
His wife
Sheila Bowes Tuck of Nathalie

Three Daughters

Tonya Tuck of Salem, MO

Ashly Shorts and husband Jeffery of Nathalie

Crystal Brandon and boyfriend Marcus Shorts

Two Sons

Tommy Lee Tuck, Jr. of Charter Oak, Iowa

Matthew Tuck of Nathalie

One Sister

Vickie Norman and husband Ken of Roxboro, NC
McKayla Clayton of Nathalie
Nathan Clayton of Nathalie
Jazzlyn Brandon of South Boston
Jaylyn Brandon of South Boston

His special friend, Patricia Morris

He was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Eugene Tuck, one sister, Brenda Wilmouth, and a granddaughter Jariah Brandon

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Frankie Reaves officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery


The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home Tuesday evening, from 7-8:30 PM and other times at the home of Ashly and Jeffery Shorts, 13161 LP Bailey Highway, Nathalie.


For memorials, please consider St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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