Obituary for Dan Tatum
Dan W. Tatum, age 64, of Elkland, MO passed away April 18, 2017 at Mercy Hospital. He was born September 15, 1952 in Springfield, MO the son of Joe Tatum and Wilda Micham.
Dan was a loving husband, daddy and papa who enjoyed farming, buying and selling cattle and spending time with his family. He drove truck for 35 years for Associated Wholesale Grocers and was a proud member of Teamsters Local Union 245. His favorite pastimes were driving the “donkey” (the atv mule) with his grandchildren and sitting on the porch watching the cows eat.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Neil and Zoe Tatum, his uncle Keith Tatum, nephew Matthew Tatum, and father-in-law Wayne Sharp. Dan leaves behind his wife Patty Tatum of the home, children: David Haney, Jennifer Crim and husband Chris, Jessica Tatum and husband Jeremy Parrish, grandchildren: Julian (19), Addison (10), Dustin (7), brothers: Clint, Rex, Lyle and Emerel, his mother-in-law Nola Sharp, several other family members and friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Funeral service will be Friday at 10:00 AM in the funeral home.