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George Kenneth Tatman Sr.

May 17, 1945 ~ November 18, 2018 (age 73)

George Kenneth Tatman Sr.  born to Charles George and Ruth Elizabeth Tatman, in Monticello, Indiana on May 17, 1945 one of seven (7) children grew up in the area of Brookston, Indiana. He loved his family immensely and had a love for cars (which he passed on to his son & grandsons) also, became his chosen profession for his entire life. He never met a stranger, always willing to lend a helping hand, a great sense of humor, and a love for NASCAR.

On November 18, 2018, George stepped through Heaven’s gate where he met those that had gone before him. His wife of 20 years Mary Lou (Miller) Tatman; Parents: Charles G. and Ruth E. Tatman; Sisters: Helen Jean and Linda Lue; Sister-N- Laws: Brenda and Linda Tatman

He leaves behind to celebrate his life: Son: George K. Tatman Jr. (Krista) of Tazewell, TN,  Daughters: Darlene (Bill Surber) Tatman of New Tazewell, TN; Lynn Keck of Sneedville, TN; Rebecca Lowe (Hank) of New Tazewell, TN  and Merrie Mabe (David) of New Tazewell ; Several Stepchildren

Grandchildren: Ashley (Ryan) Kilgore, Patrick Tatman, Mckaela Tatman, Austin Lowe, Breanna Lowe, Brooke Tatman, Wesley Surber, Paris Surber

Brothers: Gene Tatman of Brookston, IN; Carl Tatman of Corpus Christi, TX; Richard Tatman of Flora, IN; Sister: Kathleen Martin (Ralph) of Flora, IN

7-Newphews, 3-Nieces, 7 Great Nieces, 5- Great Nephews, 2 Great, Great Nieces, 1 Great, Great Nephew and a host of many more friends, family. Very special loved ones Bill and Lynn Maxson, Brad and Cindy Martin.

Family and friends will meet at 12 noon on Wednesday, November 21,2018 at the Arnett & Steele Valley Chapel (Formerly Reece Funeral Home) in Harrogate to go in procession to the Adams Cemetery for 1PM graveside services

Pallbearers: Patrick Tatman, Austin Lowe, Wesley Surber, Hank Lowe, Tanner Hughes, Bill Surber

Honorary Pallbearers: George K. Tatman Jr., Ryan Kilgore, David Mabe and Mike Surber


Arnett & Steele Valley Chapel is honored to be serving the Tatman Family.

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