It is with great regret that we announce the passing of Mr. Thomas Dale Fernand Tacon, Sr., age 66, of Fayetteville, TN. Mr. Tacon was born on December 23, 1950 in Mobile, AL to the late Tate Aristede Shelton Tacon, Sr. and Barbara Rose Byrd Tacon. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He eventually retired from being a self-employed general contractor. In his spare time he was an avid bowler and bee keeper. Mr. Tacon passed away on September 10, 2017 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Jean Burch Tacon of Fayetteville, TN; children, Thomas Tacon, Jr. (Misty) of Fayetteville, TN and Roseanna “Jeanie” Smith (Kenneth) of Murfreesboro, TN; siblings, Terry Tacon (Demetria) and Karen Tacon of Lacey’s Spring, AL and Tina Larrabee (Richard) of Acworth, GA; grandchildren, Carissa and Michael Tacon of Fayetteville, TN, Angel, Alyssa, and Isaiah Smith of Murfreesboro, TN, and Cailyn Tacon of Huntsville, AL; and great-grandchildren, Collin and Adyson Carter of Fayetteville, TN. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Tate Aristede Shelton, Jr.
A visitation with the family is planned for Friday, September 15, 2017 at 5 PM until 8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.