Mr. Carl Randall Tatum

1952 ~ 2021 (age 68)

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Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia announces the death of Mr. Carl Randall Tatum, age 68, of Jefferson, who went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 25, 2021, after a short illness. Randy spent his entire life in his hometown of Jefferson. 

Randy worked for many years as a Radiologist at St. Mary’s Hospital. During those years he would often volunteer to work holidays since he didn’t have any children. Even after he no longer worked at St. Mary’s Hospital, Randy continued to keep his radiologist certification current. Randy was known for his cooking and his gardening. He would share these loves with his family. 

Mr. Tatum was preceded in death by his mother and father, Louise and Carl Tatum.

He is survived by his brothers and their extended families, Doug Tatum and his wife Debra of Athens; Terry Tatum and his wife Marie of Commerce, Rick Tatum and his wife Beth of Athens, as well as a host of nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews. Randy was known for being a beloved brother and devoted uncle.

The Funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Vaughan Howington Jr. officiating. The burial will follow in the Evans Memory Gardens with Brock Tatum, Mike Tatum, Tony Tatum, Hunter Tatum and Dylan Whitehead honored as pallbearers. 

The visitation will be held on Sunday, March 28, 2021 from 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M., at Evans Funeral Home, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society, 105 Westpark Drive, Suite C, Athens, GA 30606.

Those attending are asked to maintain the recommended social distancing of six feet and please wear protective masks in accordance with guidelines concerning the Coronavirus.

Evans Funeral Home, Inc, 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia.

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March 28, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Service
March 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Chapel of Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549

Interment following funeral service
March 28, 2021

Evans Memory Gardens
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549


American Cancer Society
105 Westpark Drive, Suite C, Athens GA 30606
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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