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Jessie James Stuckey, Jr.

July 31, 1967 ~ March 17, 2018 (age 50)

A celebration of life service for Mr. Jessie James Stuckey, Jr. of Tampa, Florida who passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 will be held on Saturday, March 24th, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Cathedral, 3401 E. 25th Ave, Tampa, Florida 33605, Pastor Dwight Newkirk, with associate pastor, Tony Parker officiating, eulogist. The interment will be in Garden of Memories. Jessie James Stuckey, Jr. entered eternal rest on March 17, 2018 at 4:31 p.m. God called “Junior”, home, as he was affectionately known to family and friends. He was born on July 31, 1961, to the parentage of Mr. Jessie James Stuckey, Sr. and Mrs. Lena Reed Stuckey. He was the first-born child of the proud parents. He attended the schools of Hillsborough county, graduating from Tampa Bay Tech High School with the class of 1980.  He also attended Nicholls State University. Later in life, he became employed with Cone & Graham Construction Company and Coca Cola Incorporated for several years. Jessie met and married the former Qquani (Yvette) Knight. They become the proud parents of twin boys, Jermaine Knight Stuckey and Jeramie Knight Stuckey. Jessie needed a Savior in life and united under the pastoral ship of Pastor Frank Wynn. His hobbies included playing football and basketball, which were his favorites, but enjoyed all sports.  He enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  He also enjoyed cooking for family and friends.  He never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by his father, Jessie Stuckey, Sr.; grandparents, Dave Stuckey and Ruth Carroll Stuckey and Louise Reed; aunts, Mattie Richardson, Lula Bell Carroll Tucker and Eunice Clark; uncles, David Stuckey, Sr., Carter Reed and Michael Reed; cousin, Ronald Regan. He leaves to cherish his memories with his loving twins, Jermaine Knight-Stuckey and Jeramie Knight Stuckey along with their devoted mother and friend, Qquani (Yvette) Stuckey; devoted mother, Pastor Lena (Jerry) Boyd; dedicated sister, Deborah (Pastor Wilfred Jones); dedicated brother, Jeffrey (Jessica) Stuckey, and Demetrius (Spencer) Bennett all of Tampa, Florida.  aunts, Ethel White of Baltimore, MD, Janie Archie and Brenda Reed of Tampa, Florida; uncle, Paul Hicks of Tampa; nieces, Ashley Bingham, Kimberly Bingham, Keondra Jones, Kendra Jones, Elisa Stuckey, and Natasha Stuckey. nephews, Jeremiah Stuckey, Emmanuel Stuckey and Marvin Campbell, Jr. cousins, Darrell (Cassandra) Richardson, Lynette Richardson, Willie Reed, Freddie Reed, Dee Stanback (James) and Jessie Coley; special cousins, Terry (Johnnie) Roe, Roxane Moats; special friends, Romeo Cole, Ronald Cherry, Reginald Austin, Steve Hough, Rickey Kinsey, Dennis Johnson, James Hobley; a host of other cousins, family and friends. The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home Friday, March 23rd, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service.

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