On October 1, 1958, Andra was born to the parents of Cecil Sim, Sr. and Zella Tuck. He was a lifelong resident of Mineola and was a 1977graduate of Mineola High School. In 1983, he married Deborah Kelly where three children were born to this union.
Andra was a faithful member of Johnson Chapel United Methodist Church until his health failed him. He worked at Tyler Pipe for 20 years. Andra was loved by all and he never met any strangers. He was better known as “Plooky.”
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil Sim, Sr. and Zella Tuck, brothers- Leonard Tuck and Mackelroy Tuck and sisters- Libbie Jackson and Carolyn Berry.
Andra leaves to cherish his memories- wife Deborah; children Jason Tuck (Latasha) of Tallahassee, Florida, Justin Tuck (Artheria) of Tyler, TX and Crystal Tuck Spencer (Dale) of Chapel Hill, TX; sisters Louise Clark and Audrey Turman of Mineola, TX; 4 brothers Cecil Tuck, Jr. (Gladys), Mitchell Tuck (Elaine), Stanley Tuck (Gloria), and Cornelius Tuck (Lonnie); grandchildren LaJaccie, Laprentice, Jayson, and Jaylon Tuck, Justin Tuck Jr., Keilan Tuck, Kailey and Cameron Spencer; special friends Leo Bradley and Dre Harris, and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.