CJ Tatum age 42, died September 21, 2013. He was born July 7, 1971 in Geneva, AL to Charles and Marie Harrelson Tatum. CJ enjoyed camping with his family especially going to Cade's Cove in Tennessee with his wife Gail. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed taking his grandsons on fishing trips. CJ dedicated countless hours volunteering his time to the town of Lockhart as a fireman. Nothing was more important to CJ as his family. He cherished the times he spent with his wife Gail and most especially his grandsons. He love being their PawPaw. He was preceded in death by daughter, Melanie Bedsole; father, Charles David Tatum; mother, Marie Harrelson Tatum.
He is survived by his wife Gail Bedsole Tatum of Lockhart, daughters, Chayna Danielle Fowler and husband Justin of Paducah, KY and Meagan Harrison of Florala. He is also survived by grandsons, Noah Alexander Fowler, Hunter Gage Kilpatrick and Steven Tobias Kilpatrick. Whether it was going fishing, camping or spending time with them, he was and will always be their hero. CJ is also survived by his brother Hank Tatum of Lockhart and his beloved dog Mollie.
Funeral services for CJ Tatum will be 2PM Tuesday September 24, 2013 from Evans Funeral Home with Eugene Truman and Harold Qualls officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 6-8PM at Evans Funeral Home. Interment will be in the New Hope Cemetery.
Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at evansfuneralhomeal.com