Ray Elwood Tatman

Born: Tue., Aug. 27, 1940
Died: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Nov. 28, 2018
Location: Hill Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
Location: Hill Funeral Home

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Ray Elwood Tatman

    Ray Elwood Tatman, 78, of Laurelville, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 27, 1940, in Vinton County, the son of the late Kenneth “Joe” and Ora (Schwalbach) Tatman. On December 31, 1962, he was united in marriage with his loving wife, Rita (Lowery) Tatman, who survives.

    Ray is also survived by his children, Randy (Sue) Tatman; Renee (John) Gozy, Raeshell (Matthew) Matney, and Robin (Nicki) Tatman; grandchildren, Zach and Justin Gozy, Tanner and Logan Matney, and Bobbi Nungester; great-grandchild, Dreyden Gozy; siblings, Kenneth (Freddie) Tatman and Audrey Brown; his beloved canine companion, Squirt; and numerous other special family members and friends whom he cherished.

    In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his siblings, Harold Tatman, Alvin Arledge, Paul Henderson, Ronald Tatman, Marjorie Salyers, Janet Hedges, and Marcella “Sally” Parker.

    Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the HILL FUNERAL HOME, Kingston with Rev. James Vandagriff officiating. Burial will follow in Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at Hill’s. Condolences can be made on Ray’s online guest registry at www.hillfhkingston.com.

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Tim and Teresa Holman
   Posted Sun November 25, 2018
To Matt, Raeshell, Tanner, Logan and The rest of the Tatman family.. We offer our sincere condolances to you and your Family. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers as you say goodbye to your Father/ Grandfather. We love you all🌺🙏 Let us know if there’s anything you need..

   Posted Mon November 26, 2018
Just wanted to send Our Sympathy,Thoughts,&Prayers to the Family &Friends...Ray was a Good Man& will be missed by Those who knew Him...Remember the Good Times U had...&Cherish All your Special Memories,and Keep them in a special place in your Heart...God Bless...!!!AMEN...!!!

   Posted Wed November 28, 2018
Raeshell, our hearts go out to you today. We are so sorry for your loss, always find comfort in knowing your Pioneer family is with you in good times and bad. Ray sure did raise an amazing daughter, we are so lucky to have you on our team. We are thinking of you.
Love your Pioneer Family

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