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Royce Lilburn “Pickles” Tatman

Death 3 Sep 1999 (aged 82)
Burial Hannibal, Ralls County, Missouri, USA
Plot C-374-4
Memorial ID 110179806 · View Source
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Hannibal Courier-Post (MO) - Monday, September 6, 1999
Deceased Name: Royce L. (Pickles) Tatman
HANNIBAL ­ Royce L. (Pickles) Tatman, 82, of Hannibal, died at 5:05 p.m. Sept. 3, 1999, at Willow Care Center.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at James O'Donnell Funeral Home. The Rev. John Hayes will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park with a military service by the Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post No. 55.
Mr. Tatman was born June 30, 1917, in Philadelphia to Walter L. and Nellie Mae Ward Tatman.
He was married to Theresa L. Minor Bost on March 1, 1968, in Hannibal. She survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Joyce Holladay of Cranfills Gap, Texas; two sons, Gary Zeke Tatman of New London and Larry Chick Tatman of Athens, Texas; one stepson, Christopher Bost of Milwaukee, Wis.; one brother, Jim Tatman of New London; three sisters, Lula Clark of Hannibal, Lois Doyle of San Francisco and Doris Tepper of Fort Worth, Texas; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Leota Resnick, Bonnie Cornwell and Mary Margaret Tatman; and two brothers, Leo Tatman and Lester Tatman.
Mr. Tatman retired in 1979 as supervisor at the Universal Atlas Cement plant.
Mr. Tatman was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean war.
He was a member of the Saverton and Ilasco United Methodist Church. He also was a member of the Elks Club, Moose Lodge, Hannibal Boat Club and Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post No. 55.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Willow Care Center or the American Diabetes Association.
Pallbearers will be Corey Bost, Darren Tatman, Jeff Hicks, Craig Tatman, Eric Tatman and Dennis Bramblett.

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