William “Billy” Berkley Tatum III passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017. He was born in Daytona Beach, Florida. He worked on a shrimp boat and was also a handyman. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Astor and a member of the Astor Moose Lodge.

He is survived by his loving wife: Dixie Tatum, Astor, FL; mother: Patsy Tatum; sisters: Terri (David) Hanna, Daytona Beach, FL, Kathy Tatum, Daytona Beach, FL; son: Billy Tatum and granddaughter: Kaitlyn Tatum, High Springs, FL; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased in death by his father: W.B. Tatum Jr; sisters: Vicki Tatum and Kelly Tatum.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the First Baptist Church of Astor with Pastor Terry Holland officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In addition or in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cancer Research.