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William Tabor

September 5, 1924 — January 24, 2021

Born in Brotherton, TN on September 5, 1924 Departed on January 24, 2021 and resided in Nashville, TN

William H. Tabor was born in Putnam County, TN on September 5, 1924 and passed from this life January 24, 2021. He was the son of Rev. & Mrs. C.D. Tabor, Sr., his wife, Gaye Tabor, preceded him in death. He is survived by 2 sons, Dr. Mike Tabor and wife Karen, and Tom Tabor; grandchildren, Dr. Jayson Tabor and wife, Dr. MaryBeth, Missy Terjung and husband Steve, and great grandchildren, Ellie, Audrey Kate, Mason, Anna Grace, Madelyn, Emerson and Mary Charlotte. His love for his family was immeasurable and was so evident by the treasured photos he kept by his bedside. In the last few years of his life, they were the light of his life.

Mr. Tabor attended The University of Wisconsin and Tennessee Tech and graduated with a degree in physics. He worked at The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and TVA.
The family would like to extend their love and gratitude to the staff of NHC Richland Place and Alive Hospice for their wonderful care of Mr. Tabor through the years.

Due to Covid 19, the family is having a graveside memorial with immediate family only on Thursday, January 28, 2021. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date for extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to:
St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Walden's Puddle, P.O. Box 641, Joelton, TN 37080
Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson St Nashville, TN 37203

West Harpeth Funeral Home has the honor of serving Mr. Tabor's family.

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