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George Washington Tatum III

George Washington Tatum III
  • May 12, 1944 - September 8, 2015
  • Louisville, Tennessee
  • American Cancer Society
    Jill Rollins, Memorial Chair
    2330 Chesterfield Drive
    Maryville, TN 37803
  • Disabled American Veterans
    PO Box 14301
    Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301

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SMS USAF Ret. George Washington Tatum, III, age 71 of Louisville passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at the family home. George loved the Lord. He enjoyed cooking, especially chicken and dumplings, and gardening. He was the best dad ever and a very loving husband. George retired after 21 years in the Air Force followed by 25 years of civil service with the Department of Defense. Preceded in death by: Parents, George W. Tatum Jr. and Lillian Smith Tatum. Survivors include: Wife of 37 years, Catherine Goodwin Tatum; Daughter, Teri Lynn Scarbro; Sister, Barbara Hartsfield; Sister & Brother-in-law, Patricia & Robert Roberts; Brother-in-law & Wife, Alan & Amanda Goodwin; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Memorial service will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Smith East Hall with Preacher Mike Seagle officiating. Inurnment will follow at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: American Cancer Socieity, Jill Rollins, Memorial Chair, 2330 Chesterfield Drive, Maryville, TN 37803 or Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.