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James Andrew Tucker, 67, of Kountze, died Tuesday, Feb. 18 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral service was Saturday, Feb. 22 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee with burial following in Holland Cemetery in Kountze. A native of Caney head and a lifelong resident of Hardin County, he retired from Southern Pacific Railroad as a carman welder. He owned Triple T Sporting Goods in Kountze for many years before retiring a second time. He was a United States Army Vietnam War veteran. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Sondra Jean Jasper Tucker of Kountze; son, Bradford Tucker and wife Renee of Azle; daughters, Cindy Baker and husband Steve of Kountze and Beckie Brown and husband Bubba of Sour Lake; brother, Danny Tucker and wife Bonnie of Buna; sister, Gail McGraw of Silsbee; and 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
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