OLD HICKORY -- Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, September 17 at Hermitage Funeral Home for Mr. Tanner, 73, of Mt. Juliet. Retired from American Airlines after 40 years of service, he died Sept. 14, 2009 after a seven year battle with cancer.
Visitation is set Wednesday, 4 - 8 p.m. and Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m., at Hermitage Funeral Home, 535 Shute Lane, Old Hickory. Services will be conducted by Rev. Bill George. Interment will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: wife Donna Tanner; children JoAnne Tanner and Jim (Renee) Tanner; grandchildren Cole Tanner, Kyle Tanner, Brittany Tanner, Whitney Tanner, Kayla Jackson and Kristen Jackson; siblings: Ross Tanner, Phyllis Tanner, Ann Rhea and Kathy Hall.
He is preceded in death by son Bill Tanner, Jr.; granddaughter Kaci Tanner; parents Bud and Elizabeth Tanner. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Donations may be made to Alive Hospice.
Hermitage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.