Harvey Joe Tatum, 73, of Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday (Jan. 30, 2019) at his residence. He was born in Lincoln County on April 16, 1945, son of the late Harvey and Willie Mae Hurt Tatum. He was retired from General Motors and was a member of Joy Missionary Baptist Church in Huntsville, Ala. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Lee, James Earl and Timmy, and one sister, Margaret. He leaves to cherish his memories one daughter, Filecia Tatum; two grandchildren, Autumn Tatum and Tyler Tatum; two great-grandchildren, Devin Tatum and Ariane Tatum; sisters, Julia and Teresa; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends who will never forget his “one-of-a-kind” wisdom about life that he imparted and will stay with them for many years to come. Homegoing services will be conducted on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery. Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.

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