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Obituary: Harley M. Tatman, Columbus

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Harley M. Tatman, 83, of Columbus, passed away at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Inpatient Facility.

Harley was born on March 22, 1931, to the late William Bill and Helen Meyers Tatman.

He was a Marine in the 82nd Airborne during the Korean War and was a truck driver for 40 years.

Harley enjoyed outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing, operating heavy equipment, and spending time with his family and friends. He also was a member of the Columbus VFW.

In keeping with Harley's wishes cremation is planned.

Online condolences may be sent to the Tatman family at

Harley is survived by his children, Kerry (Dolly) Tatman of Columbus; and stepson, Randall (Misti) Lopotosky of Columbus; grandchildren, Jacob B. Payne, Gaten H. Harper, and Korbin Lapotosky; and sister, Gladah Lawson of North Carolina.

Harley is preceded in death by his parents, William Bill and Helen Meyers Tatman.

No services are planned. Arrangements were entrusted to Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.

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