Frank M. Tatum, Jr., age 87, died October 29, 2012, at the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center. Mr. Tatum was born on January 12, 1925, at Knoxville, TN.
Mr. Tatum served in the Navy during World War II. Mr. Tatum was an electrical engineer before retiring.
Mr. Tatum is survived by his wife Barbara Ann (Wright) Tatum of the home; two sons, Edward and Alan Tatum; one daughter Christine Tatum; grandchildren, Damian Tatum, Cindy Mathis, Eddie Tatum, Stephanie Ketchum and Matthew Ketchum; great grandchildren, Wynona Mathis, Jaden Ketchum and Dominic Mathis.
No services are planned at this time. The family will have a memorial service later.