Tucson E. Amerson

Published 9:33 pm Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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Tucson E. Amerson, 80, of Bratt, Fla., passed away on May 7, 2020 in Bratt.

He was born in Bratt on August 6, 1939, to Floyd Armstrong and Inez Amerson.

He was a proud Vietnam Veteran and served in United States Navy for over 13 years.

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He retired from the bag plant at St. Regis, Champion, International Paper Co. with over 27.5 years of service.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Linda Amerson.

Tucson enjoyed spending time with his family and going to Lake Talquin.

He also enjoyed riding his Harley 77 Low Rider Harley and attending various bike rallies.

He was loved by all who met him.

He is survived by his three daughters, Adrianna (Barry) Sager of Bratt, Michelle (Allen) Driskell of Byrneville, Fla. and Tammy Amerson of Bratt; his fiancée, Tonya Lambert; six grandchildren, John Maughon (Bonnie), Colton Maughon (Carli), Hannah Ellis, Blaize Parrish, Drake Driskell and Maddie Driskell; his best friend/brother, Fred Strauss; three step- children, Dellon Creel, Danielle Creel and Daniel Creel; and 12 great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends.

Graveside services were held May 9, 2020 at the Bratt-Godwin Cemetery with Bro. Dillon Parham officiating.

Due to the current healthcare crisis it is asked of you to please use the social distancing requirements for the safety of the family and others.

Active pallbearers were Anthony Black, Toby Boutwell, Carl Gandy, Corey Parrish, Bernard Conway and Dillon Sager.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.