Keri Leigh Tucker, better known as the "Miss Box Of Junk" girl on VH1 Classic's television program "That Metal Show", was reportedly found dead in her apartment this past Monday, December 7. She was 27 years old.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 12, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home in Cleveland, Tennessee with the Reverend Kenneth Isbill, First Baptist Church of Charleston and the Reverend Carol Almay officiating. Special music will be provided by Peggy Bell. Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 11, at the funeral home.
Keri Leigh was a native of Cleveland, Tennessee and was most recently residing in New York City. She was a member of Ooltewah United Methodist Church. She was a 1999 graduate of Ooltewah High School, modeled in New York and Florida, and appeared in various magazines. She enjoyed going to the beach and traveling. Keri was known as being kind-hearted and loving and dearly loved her family.
She was preceded in death by her father, Fred Tucker; and great grandparents, Fleetie and George Wofford.
Eddie Trunk, who co-hosts "That Metal Show" with Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, writes on his web site, "Keri was a great part of the show and we had fun with her on the days we shot. I did not know her well outside of our working relations but she was fun to have as part of 'That Metal Show' in seasons 2 and 3. We featured her prominently in our final skit [see video below] of season 3 which just aired and featured [original KISS drummer] Peter Criss. A fun day at Le Cirque.
"My condolences to her friends, fans and family and she will be missed as an asset to 'That Metal Show'."
You can view Keri Leigh's obituary and sign the guestbook at this location.
Each week on "That Metal Show", hosts Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine, and Don Jamieson discuss the latest rock news, share stories and argue about their favorite bands. Joined by special guests who weigh in with their opinions and offer their own unique viewpoints, the show caters to some of the most opinionated heavy metal and hard rock fans across the country.
"That Metal Show" is a production of VH1 Classic. Adam Heydt serves as director with Lee Rolontz and Keshia Williams as executive producers for VH1 and Jeff Baumgardner producer for the series.