It is with saddened hearts that the family of the late Gaston Eugene Tuckett announces his passing after a brief illness, on Feruary 4, 2019, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 62 years old.
The viewing will be at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Christchurch Methodist Church in Market Square, St. Thomas, with the service following at 10:00 a.m. Interment at the Western Cemetery.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ismay and George Tuckett; and sister, Gwendolyn.
He leaves behind to mourn his wife, Eliana Bass-Tuckett; six children, Gregory, Gyles, Gayle, Germaine Graham, Gem, and Gylon (Tyricque); six siblings, Mayretta “Ursie” VanPutten (Md.), Delores Paulina (Fla.), Valentine “Joe” Taylor (N.Y.), Gloria Donovan (St. Croix), Gertrude Tuckett Gumbs (St. Croix), and Govannie “Elinor” Webster-Uzu (Md.); four grandchildren, Gia, Ayleigha, Sophia, and Naomi; four nephews, Marvin Seaton, Anthony Gumbs, Kevin Brown and Steven Webster; seven nieces, Patricia “Trisci” Donovan Charles, Bridgette Richardson, Mecheal Donovan, Vanessa Natta, Sonett, Anecia and Ayana Bass; three brothers-in-law, Collin "Roy" Gumbs, Eric Bass and Elphonse Bass, and his son-in-law, Clifton Graham; mother-in-law, Margaret Dorset; father-in-law, Vanzell Bass; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
In lieu of flowers, a special offering will be collected to help with the church’s building fund.