Mr. Donald Ray “Duck” Tanner, age 64, of Summerville, passed away Thursday, October 1, 2009 at the residence of a daughter. Mr. Tanner was born in Jefferson County, Alabama on January 16, 1945, son of the late Rev. Azell Andrew (A.A.) Tanner and Belma Jane Davis Tanner. He was a member of the Welcome Hill Baptist Church and was retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Master Sergeant. He also retired from Mohawk Industries where he worked as a lift truck operator. Mr. Tanner was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Neal Tanner. Mr. Tanner is survived by his wife, Janet Tanner of Summerville; daughters and sons-in-law, DeNeale and James Elrod and Jolene and Garland McCutchins of Trion; sisters, Betty Larue Brakefield of Delaware and Gwendolyn Joan Enroughty of Harlem, GA; grandchildren, Jasmine Gray, Shelby McCutchins, Tanner Elrod, Nathan Elrod, Tia McCutchins, and Shari Daniels. Graveside and interment services for Mr. Tanner will be held Monday, October, 5, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Greenhill Memory Gardens with Rev. Carlos Martinez officiating. Military honors will be provided by the United States Marines Corps. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Enroughty and Larry Brakefield. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to your favorite charity.