Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Obituary: Edwin (Tootie) Tarter, 80, Columbia, KY

Mr. Tarter was the patriarch of a large Adair County family. He leaves 45 living descendants

The funeral for Edwin "Tootie" Tarter, 80, Columbia, KY, will be aat 11:00amCT, Tuesday, September 22, 2009, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with burial to follow in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 5:00pmCT, Monday, September 21, 2009.

Edwin "Tootie" Tarter, 80, Adair Co., KY (April 8, 1929 - September 19, 2009)

Edwin "Tootie" Tarter, was born April 8, 1929 and died September 19, 2009, at the age of 80 years, 5 months, and 11 days.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ella Tarter, his wife, Fannie taylor Tarter, and two children, David Tarter and Linda Ford.

He is survived by the following:
  • Four sons: Charles and his wife Kathy and Danny and Andy Tarter, all of Columbia, KY and Terry Tarter, Bowling Green, KY

  • Four daughters: Carolyn, Rose, Dakota, and Peggy Tarter, all of Columbia, KY

  • Fifteen grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

Editorial input on this obituary is welcome for consideration by Photos, changes, list of casketbearers, and other additions are welcome. Current policy is to also post cards of thanks free of charge. Contact using Contact/Submit button

This story was posted on 2009-09-20 11:38:45
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Obituaries on this Site and Historical Information in Archived Obituaries
Are made possible in part through the support of
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Established in 1926
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY. (MAP)
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or E-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

Searching obituaries? Here is a useful tool!
Links to Last 200 Obituaries posted on
If you find this helpful, let us know. If you still don't find a recent obituary for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, or Taylor Counties, KY, let us know at 270-250-2730. -CM

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.


Quick Links to Popular Features content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link:

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.