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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery

3969 Mercer University Drive, Macon, GA

OBITUARY

David H. Tanner

September 4, 1933July 19, 2020

David Howard Tanner, 86, of Macon went to be with the Lord on July 19, 2020 at Serenity Hospice House in Dublin, Georgia. A private family graveside service will be held at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery, in Macon, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Serenity Foundation, 1022 Hilcrest Parkway, Dublin, GA 31021.

Mr. Tanner was born in Tift County, Georgia on September 9, 1933 to David H. and Maggie Tanner. He was a graduate of Lanier High School in Macon and served in the United States Army. He was retired from Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, David Henderson and Maggie McMillian Tanner and his wife, Betty Purser Tanner of Cochran, son, Donald Fordham, sisters; Betty T. Walton and Wilma T. Fussell and brother-in-law, Ralph Fussell.

He is survived by daughters, Bonnie Fordham Williams (Wayne) of Kite, Tina Fordham Hutcheson (Todd) of Kite, seven grandchildren, Amy W. Bates (Tim) of Brunswick, Wendi W. Echols (Robert) Dallas, GA, Jennifer Williams-Blimline (Dan) of Marietta, GA, William Benjamin Fordham of Oxmard, CA, Kristina F. Portillo of San Francisco, CA, Chase Hutcheson (Kayla) of Wrightsville, GA and Brittany Hutcheson of Kite, GA.

Visit www.maconmp.com to express condolences. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by daughters, Bonnie Fordham Williams (Wayne) of Kite, Tina Fordham Hutcheson (Todd) of Kite, seven grandchildren, Amy W. Bates (Tim) of Brunswick, Wendi W. Echols (Robert) Dallas, GA, Jennifer Williams-Blimline (Dan) of Marietta, GA, William Benjamin Fordham of Oxmard, CA, Kristina F. Portillo of San Francisco, CA, Chase Hutcheson (Kayla) of Wrightsville, GA and Brittany Hutcheson of Kite, GA.
  • DONATIONS

  • Serenity Foundation

Services

  • Private Graveside Service

Memories

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Marie Coleman

July 22, 2020

To Mr. Tanners Daughters and Family:
I'm so sorry to hear this about Mr. Tanner. He will be missed at Greenwood Place in Wrightsville.
Marie Coleman (Hairdresser)

Phillip James

July 21, 2020

Tina,
I am very sorry to hear about David. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Please extend my condolences to Bonnie and all your family.
Sincerely,
Phillip James

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Biography

David Howard Tanner, 86, of Macon went to be with the Lord on July 19, 2020 at Serenity Hospice House in Dublin, Georgia. A private family graveside service will be held at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery, in Macon, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Serenity Foundation, 1022 Hilcrest Parkway, Dublin GA 31021.

Mr. Tanner was born in Tift County, Georgia on September 9, 1933 to David H. and Maggie Tanner. He was a graduate of Lanier High School in Macon and served in the United States Army. He was retired from Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, David Henderson and Maggie McMillian Tanner and his wife, Betty Purser Tanner of Cochran, son, Donald Fordham, sisters; Betty T. Walton and Wilma T. Fussell and brother-in-law, Ralph Fussell.

He is survived by daughters, Bonnie Fordham Williams (Wayne) of Kite, Tina Fordham Hutcheson (Todd) of Kite, seven grandchildren, Amy W. Bates (Tim) of Brunswick, Wendi W. Echols (Robert) Dallas, GA, Jennifer Williams-Blimline (Dan) of Marietta, GA, William Benjamin Fordham of Oxmard, CA, Kristina F. Portillo of San Francisco, CA, Chase Hutcheson (Kayla) of Wrightsville, GA and Brittany Hutcheson of Kite, GA.

Visit www.maconmp.com to express condolences.
Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.