Stephen Tatum

Obituary of Stephen Lee Tatum

His Legacy… Stephen Lee Tatum was born on August 31, 1957, in San Jose, California. He left his earthly home and entered heaven on his 63rd birthday. Steve, a Christian man, loved and adored his wife (aka his queen), his daughters, and his grandchildren. He was a beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend. Although his exterior was sometimes gruff, he had a heart of pure gold and was giving and selfless. He was a one-of-a-kind man who was a constant source of laughs and entertainment for those around him. Steve was a master machinist who manufactured complex electronics components during his career. He owned a sprint car for many years, manufactured racing components, and recently built a sprint car for his beloved grandson Alex to race. He loved his family, church family, racing family, and he loved to serve others. Steve drove a bus and picked up children to bring them to Sunday School for over 20 years. He has positively impacted countless lives. His Family… Steve is survived by his wife Kimberly; his twin daughters Erica and Melissa, daughter Leanne Fowler (son-in-law David), his three precious grandchildren Alex, Charli, and Chase Fowler; his parents William and Marjorie; his sisters Katherine (Larry) Hansen and Laurie (Joe) Silva, his foster son Cody Clark, and many beloved in-laws, nieces and nephews. His Farewell Service… Steve’s memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery, 5646 Lincoln Boulevard, Oroville, California. The service is outdoors due to the COVID19 pandemic. Arrangements entrusted to Ramsey Funeral Home 530-534-3877.
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