John Tatum

John Bolt Tatum Jr.

Tuesday, May 17th, 1949 - Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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John B. Tatum, Jr.-age 70 of Sharps Chapel, Tennessee, formerly of Piqua, Ohio passed away suddenly Saturday, November 30, 2019 at his home. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Piqua, Ohio; U. S. Air Force Veteran of the Viet Nam War; retired employee of Dinner Bell Meat Processing and also worked at Simpson Industries and Clopay Building Products. John loved living on Norris Lake where he enjoyed boating, fishing and hunting. John, along with his wife fostered several children for 13 years.

Preceded in death by parents, John and Constance Tatum; brother, Thomas Tatum; aunt, Jackie Lange; mother-in-law, Norma Geise.

Survivors: wife, Deborah (Geise) Tatum of Sharps Chapel, TN; daughter, Kathleen Shannon of Piqua, Ohio; son, John “Jack” Tatum of Sidney, Ohio; step-son, Anthony “Tony” Benbow of Piqua, Ohio; grandchildren, Jacob T. Tatum, Piqua, Ohio; Taylor Hartsell, Troy, Ohio; Ellenor Grace Benbow, Piqua, Ohio; Great-granddaughter, Kailey Tatum, Piqua, Ohio. Brothers, Fred Tatum and wife, Margaret of Sidney, Ohio; Frank Tatum of Seattle, Washington; sister, Linda McGinn. Father-in-law, Fred Geise and wife, Charolette; brother-in-law, Daniel Geise and wife, Kris; sisters-in-law, Elaine Geise and Greg Blankenship; Beth and Paul Burks. Several nieces, nephews, other family members along with a host of friends.

The family will receive friends 3-7 P.M. Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Jamieson and Yannucci Funeral Home, 333 W. High Street, Piqua, Ohio 45356.

Local arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.
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Posted at 01:44pm
Such a great person, got to know him from when I worked at UGO meat dept. Always a joy to talk to and to see him and his wife when they visited. Prayers and Love to the family. -Ronn

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