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“I miss racing car's and playing basketball with my old friend. I think of him often. Cotton and Myrna you are in my prayers. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Todd Erwin - cleveland, TN

“This candle is in memory of Troy's Birthday tomorrow. I continue to think of him often. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Kim Hobgood - Bremem, KY - Friend

“Even though he has been gone well over a year now, I still think of Troy often and the memories I have of him. His death brings such sadness on my...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Kim Hobgood - Bremen, KY - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Telesa Bowen Strader

“I was totally devasted when I heard he was gone. Troy meant so very much to me. Maybe someday the wonderful memories will override my mourning. His...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Kim Baker Hobgood - Bremen, KY

“Prayers and condolence for your great loss of Troy. I know that he will be greatly missed and will be with our Holy Father. Love, Cindy and Mike ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Cindy (Guy) and Mike Bellwood - KY

“You all are in our prayers, sorry I could not attend service. Troy was my friend from way back, we had a lot of fun playing basketball at Drakesboro....Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Sid Rose - Bremen, KY - friend

“Myrna & Cotton, My heart bleeds for you in your loss , Troy was such sweet and kind young man last time I talked to him he smiled and said take care...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Cookie Piper - Beechmont, KY

9 of 16 | Posted by: brenda thatcher - princeton, KY

“Troy I will certainly miss you, yor pretty smile, I cared for you so so much. I didn't know your troubles but I know God cared and we will certainly...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Leigh and Brian Tarrants - KY

“Sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with the family in this time of sadness. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Foster - Central city, KY

“Prayers for your family in this time of loss....Miss you my friend... ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Dump and Kim Lile - Madisonville, KY

“Sorry for your families loss. There are no words at at a time like this to help with your sorrows and grief. Just cherish the loving memories that...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: David G. Adler - Greenwood, IN

14 of 16 | Posted by: MARC GREGORY - GREENVILLE, KY

“Myrna & Cotton, you all are in our thoughts and prayers, Troy was a sweet young man, I remember watching him play when he was tiny, when you lived...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Ricky & Vicki Knight - Belton, KY

“Myrna & Cotton, We are thinking of you and remembering you in our prayers. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Brenda & Clarence Brewer - KY

DRAKESBORO – Troy Martin Tatum, 46, of Drakesboro, died Saturday, March 24, 2011, at the Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. Mr. Tatum was born September 17, 1965 in Muhlenberg County, he was an iron worker and a member of the Riverside Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Samantha Tatum of Drakesboro, one son, Christian Tatum of Drakesboro, his parents, Henry and Myrna Tatum of Drakesboro, two brothers, Kevin Tatum of Greenville and Carlos (Lori) Tatum of Central City, three step sons, Daniel Edwards, Jacob Edwards and Christopher Edwards all of Cleaton, two nephews, Jared and Preston Tatum and one niece, Lauren Jill Mercer.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, at the Riverside Baptist Church in Drakesboro, conducted by Rev. Greg Brooks and Rev. Todd Cartwright with burial to follow in the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5:00 PM, Monday at Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home. Mr. Tatum will lie in state at the Riverside Baptist Church, Tuesday after 9:00 AM.

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