He was born in Bradenton, FL, a son of the late Barney B. Tucker and Ida Magnolia (Harris) Tucker and was preceded in death by his siblings, Barney (Spunky), Christine, Annie, Lettie, Edith, Ida Mae, Raymond, Tommy, J.W., Corrine and Betty.
Harvey was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a retired heavy equipment operator. He was a racing fan and enjoyed wood working and fishing.
Survivors include his life partner, Birdie McBee; children, Denise Tabors, Bradenton, FL, Cindy Tucker, Bradenton, FL, Tommy Tucker, Key West, FL, Trey McBee, Bradenton, FL and Kim McBee, Sewanee, TN.; grandchildren, Scott, Danny, Stacy, Linda, Frank, Michael, Olivia and Shelby; great-grandchildren, Asher and Kura; several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be 4:00 P.M. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Sister Barbara Dykes conducting services. Burial of ashes will immediately follow at O’Dear Cemetery in Sewanee. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2-4 P.M. at the funeral home. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the Tucker family at: www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements are by Cumberland Funeral Home, 207 Mabee Avenue, Monteagle, Tennessee.