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May 17, 1947 January 09, 2022
May 17, 1947 -- January 09, 2022

Paul James Tuckett, Jr., Age:74

Paul James Tuckett, Jr. of Allen, Texas, formerly of Coppell, Texas, passed away on Sunday, January 9th, 2022 at the age of 74.


Paul was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Paul James Tuckett, Sr. and Elsie Shirley McEwan Tuckett on May 19, 1947. He graduated from Granite High School and went on to have a career in medical sales. He married Jacquelyn Swilor on September 27, 1975, in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. They lived in West Valley City, Utah, where they started their family, until they moved to Coppell, Texas in 1988. Paul loved living in Texas. He was active in the community and enjoyed his time serving as the president of the Coppell PeeWee Football Association. He adored all his dogs, but especially Brutus and Buddy. He loved gardening, going to family events, taking Jackie out to dinner and most of all spoiling his kids and grandkids.


Paul is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Shirley Tuckett, and his three siblings, Cheryl Tuckett Stipanovich, Laurie Tuckett Apgood, and Lynn Scott Tuckett.


Paul is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn Tuckett, his children, Sarah Marie Combs (Dallin), Scott James Tuckett (Julie), Spencer Milan Tuckett (Jordan), and Shirley Nicole Wilson (Todd), and his 13½ grandchildren.


A private memorial will be held on January 15, 2022.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul’s honor may be made to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy. https://donate.parentprojectmd.org/give/369549/#!/donation/checkout



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