Mr. Bobby L. Tatum, age 56, of Hoschton, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012. He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Westbrooks Tatum; brothers, Lamar Tatum and Michael Tatum. He is survived by his daughter, Chelsea Tatum, Comer, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Christine Tatum, Willis, TX; three grandchildren, Ethan Tatum, Zachary Tatum and Brayden Buck; father and step-mother, Cleo and Jo Anne Tatum, Buford, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Billy R. and Sharon Tatum, Hoschton, GA; stepbrother, John Bailey; stepsisters, Kimberly Phillips, Beverly Case and Elizabeth Starkey, all of Buford, GA; nieces, Carla Raffield, Sonja Johnson, Kristie O’Rouke; nephews, Jeremy Tatum, Gregory Lamar Tatum; and numerous cousins. Mr. Tatum was born August 8, 1955 in Buford, GA and received his education at Berkmar High School in Lilburn, GA. He had worked for Bridgestone Tire Company in Nashville, TN and attended the Buford Church of God. He was an avid fisherman, baseball fan and loved his dog, Levi. Funeral service will be Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Edward Davenport officiating. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.