Ralph Tatum Jr.
Ralph Oliver Tatum Jr., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 29, 2014. He was born Feb. 24, 1962, to the late Ralph Sr. and Norma Tatum. A veteran of U.S. Army and employed at McKee Bakery, he leaves to cherish his memory a beloved and dedicated wife, Doris Tatum; daughters, Christina Tatum, Alexandra White, Andrea White; sons, Rico LaFleur and Corey LaFleur; brother, Stephon (Debbie) Tatum; sister, Charlotte Walker; devoted uncle, Leon (Laverta) Tatum; and a host of nieces and nephews and grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, in the funeral home chapel. Interment: Chattanooga National Cemetery, gate time: 2 p.m. The body will lie in state after noon today at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.