Fred J. Tatman

Published 9:56 pm Friday, October 31, 2014

Fred J. Tatman

 October 29, 2014

Fred J. Tatman, 69, of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at his residence.

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The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Ivey Funeral Home.  Online visitors may sign the guest register at

Mr. Tatman was born March 12, 1945 in Mattoon, Illinois, the son of Ralph Fred Tatman and Dorothy Edna Brockney Tatman. He was a veteran of the Unites States Army, serving during the Vietnam War. Fred was a salvage diver in the native waters of Florida and Georgia. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening and always kept a manicured yard.

Survivors include his wife of 10 years, Luz Tatman of Bainbridge; his daughter, Therese Schallick and her husband, Robert, of Aiken, S.C.; his son, Kirk Sadler of Bainbridge; his step-brother, Randy Tatman and his wife, Vicki, of Paris, Illinois; and his close friends, Violeta Adams and Luz Musgrove.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.