Paul Robert Tatum, III, 66, of Meadows of Dan, died Saturday, July 3, 2021. He was born in Wytheville on June 30, 1955. He was preceded in death by his mother, Leona Wheeler and his father, Paul Robert Tatum II. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Amanda, and a son, Jeff. He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps. Bob was a log home builder for many years. He is survived by the love of his life, Connie Shopshear-Tatum; sons Robert, Christopher, and Dennis Clayton; a daughter, Aleacia; a special grandchild, Layton, whom Bob called Littleman; numerous grandchildren he loved dearly; his mother-in-law, Momma Joyce Taylor; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Cindy and Richard; daughters Oriann Tatum and Tara Kent; a sister, Sharon Hinkley; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives; and several special friends.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 8, 2021, in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment
followed in the Highland Cemetery. The family received friends prior to the service at McCoy Funeral