(ROANOKE) Terrance Antwon Tucker, Jr., 17, of Roanoke, died on April 17, 2023 in Five Points. Affectionately known by his parents and family members as “T” and “Junior Head”, he was a native and lifelong resident of Roanoke.
Terrance was born June 20, 2005, at Tanner Medical Center, Carrollton, Ga,, to his parents, Terrance Antwon Tucker Sr. and Krystle Roundtree Tucker. During his formative years, he attended Knight-Enloe Elementary School and Handley Middle School. Terrance was a student at Handley High School and was looking forward to graduation with the class of 2023 in May with an advanced diploma. Terrance was an athlete on the school’s basketball team and was recognized as a“Class 4A All-Area Player” and numerous other awards and medals. Terrance had a deep passion for basketball and also played with the AAU Roanoke Mustangs basketball team.
Terrance learned the importance of serving the Lord at an early age as a member of the Rock Mills Missionary Baptist Church, where he devoted himself as an usher and a singer of the Youth Choir.
Terrance was preceded in death by two uncles: Ricky Stephens and Antonio Morgan.
Terrance leaves behind a myriad of memories to be shared by his loving parents; three sisters: Takeira Tucker, Kristiana Tucker and Kinsli Tucker; and one devoted brother, Kristian Tucker; paternal grandparents Sara Billingslea (Ritchie) and Eric Tucker; maternal grandparents Classie Roundtree (Harry Stephens) and Angelo Stephens; a special friend, Zehkylah Joiner; three devoted aunts: Rakedra Billingslea, Kiandra Billingslea and Clarissa Roundtree; three caring uncles: Dyrick Tucker, Cedric Tucker and Tim Sutton; great grandparents, Clentis and Inell Patillo Roundtree and Luneda Billingslea.