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Obituary – Jeff Tanton

Jeff Tanton

Jeff Tanton, age 59, of Rockwall, Texas, passed away on September 11, 2022.

He was born May 15, 1963, in Sulphur Springs, to Ernest Gene Tanton and Cathy Bartlett Tanton. He married Debi Erickson Tanton in 2000 in Farmers Branch, and had worked for many years in facilities management. Jeff loved cars and being outdoors hunting and fishing. He was known for his dependability, his tremendous work ethic, and for nurturing those he loved.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Debi Tanton; his mother, Cathy Tanton; his daughters, Ashley Wojan and husband Scott, and Natalie Tanton; his sister, Jennifer Gibralter and husband Steve; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents and his father, Ernest Gene.

The family appreciates the outpouring of support they have received, and will notify friends and family of a celebration of life at a later date.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

The online register can be signed at

Author: KSST Contributor

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