Tucker grew up in a small town, Lynchburg, Virginia. Outside of SpongeBob, Tucker is best known for his contributions to Hey Arnold!. He has also worked on Clarence, Camp Lazlo!, and Family Guy, among multiple other series. He passed away on December 22, 2020. As of right now, the cause of death is unknown.
In February 2013, Tucker showed the animatic for "The Splinter" to students at Virginia Tech, who were then asked to write their own endings for the episode.