William J. Tarrant, 85, Navy veteran

William John Tarrant

William J. Tarrant, 85, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at home with his loving family by his side. Formerly of El Dorado, Kansas, he moved to Virginia Beach in 1985.

He retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service and went on to work for Chesapeake Bay Contractors until his retirement in 2001.

He was married 46 ½ years to his wife, Miriam V. Tarrant (Mindy); has six daughters, Tina Baker (Brian), Tamie Whitfield (Mark), Billie A. Johnson, Lani K. Keasey (Joe), Teri L. Mallison (Marty) and Bobbi J. Jackson (Steve); and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mom, Pauline Roberts; and brother, Rolla Tarrant.

The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice for all their care and kindness.

Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, at Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Maestas Chapel, 1801 Baltic Ave., Virginia Beach.

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