Mr. Steven Edward “Steve” Tatum, age 69, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on December 2, 1947, in Beach Grove, Indiana, the son of the late, Dewayne Tatum and Charlotte (Hess) Carroll. He was raised in Fairland, Indiana, where he attended school. Steve was inducted into the United States Army on December 12, 1967, in Indianapolis, Indiana, serving during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Sharpshooter (M-14 Rifle), Expert (M-16 Rifle), Army Commendation Medal and two overseas. Steve was honorably discharged with the rank of Specialist 4th Class on December 3, 1969 at Fort Riley, Kansas. Steve was united in marriage on October 29, 1983 in Fairland, Indiana, to Wauneta Grace Cline and to this union arrived two daughters, Nicole and Stori and two sons, Sean and Isiah to bless their home. Steve resided in the Vevay community since 1997. Steve enjoyed tinkering on cars and will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Steve passed away at 2:01 pm, Sunday, March 12, 2017, at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville, Kentucky.Steve will be deeply missed by his daughters: Nicole McAlister and her husband: CJ of Vevay, IN and Stori Roy and her husband: Tyler of Franklin, IN; his sons: Sean Tatum and his wife: Kylie of Indianapolis, IN and Isiah Tatum and his wife: Katie of Fishers, IN; his grandchildren: Dylan, Zeyla, Noah, Maya, Owen, Amelia, Aria, Aiden, Damion, Elora, Charlotte and Fenix; his sisters: Martha Likens of Indianapolis, IN, Patricia Cambell of Indianapolis, IN and Kathleen Mitchell of Tucson, Arizona; his brother: Robert Carroll of Indianapolis, IN and his several nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents: Dewayne Tatum and Charlotte (Hess) Carroll; his step-father that raised him: Henry Carroll and his brother: William Tatum.Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 17, 2017, at 1:00 pm, by Rev. Mike Jones at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Full military rites and interment will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Madison, Indiana.Friends may call 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Memorial contributions may be made to the Mr. Steven Edward “Steve” Tatum Memorial Fund % Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.