Mr. Ernest Dean Tapp, age 58 of Dalton, passed away at Erlanger Medical Center on March 13, 2010.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sherry Tapp, mother and father Leroy and Effie Tapp, brother Johnny Tapp, and son-in-law Johnny Rangel.

Survivors include his wife Linda Tapp of the residence; daughter and son-in-law Sebrina and John McCrickard of Summerville, Sheila and Bobby Williams of Dalton, Missy Rangel of Dalton.  Son and daughter-in-law Chris and Jennifer Tapp of Trion, Charles and VickieChampion of Ohio and Dewayne Langley of Dalton. Sisters and brother-in-law Judy and Johnny Wooten, Rhonda and Bobby Smith all of Summerville.  Seventeen grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Also survived by all of his co-workers at Lyles Industry in Dalton.

 Funeral service will be Monday, March 15, 2010, at 2 P.M. in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Center Valley Cemetery in Chatsworth, GA.  Family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, March 14, 2010 from 5-9 P.M.

Arrangement made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home and Crematory, Chatsworth.