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Brian Earl Tatum

September 23, 1967 ~ June 6, 2019 (age 51)

Brian Earl Tatum, 51, of  Prudenville passed away on Thursday June 6, 2019 at home.

Brian was born on September 23, 1967 in Ypsilanti, Michigan to Ford and Paula (Pardon) Tatum.  He grew up in the Ypsilanti area and graduated from  high school there. Brian worked as a Tool and Die Machinist for Prime Industries and other manufacturers in the Detroit area.  He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing, hunting, camping, and grilling.

Surviving Mr. Tatum are his two daughters, Jessica  Tatum of Ypsilanti, and Cassidy Tatum of Belleville; mother, Paula Tatum of Highland; two brothers, Kevin (Jeanette) Tatum of Rio Rancho, NM, and Todd (Amber) Tatum of Highland; three nieces.  Brian was preceded in death by his father, Ford Earl Tatum. 

Private family services for Brian Earl Tatum will be conducted at a later date. Memorial contributions in memory of Brian are asked to be directed to the American Heart Association. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel is serving the family. Condolences can be sent to the family online at 

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