Todd Hampton Latta, age 47 of Paris, TN, died Sunday, October 11, 2020, at his residence.
Todd was a longtime educator and STEM teacher at Inman Middle School in Paris, where he coached softball for several years along with basketball. He was a FASA State Director for girls’ softball.
He also formerly coached Little League baseball, Upwards football, and Paris-Henry County basketball. Todd was currently a radio commentator for Henry County High School football and was very active in the HCHS Quarterback Club for many years.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Paris. He was also an avid Tennessee Titans fan and golfer.
Todd was rarely at a loss for words, loved life and laughter and was a self-proclaimed “time management guru.” He touched the lives of students, athletes, and the community of Paris and Henry County. He will be deeply missed by all.
Todd was born March 19, 1973, in Martin, TN, to Charles Edward Latta and Melinda Kay Belew Latta, who both survive, of Martin, TN.
He was married August 30, 2003, to Tiffany Bomar Latta, who survives, of Paris, TN.
Along with his parents and wife, he is also survived by his daughter, Marly Latta of Paris; his son, Miles Latta of Paris; one brother, Trent (Joanna) Latta of Franklin, TN; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jerry and Janet McWherter Bomar of Cottage Grove, TN; grandparents, Gene and Joan McWherter of Paris, TN; two sisters-in-law, Melanie (Tim Baggett) Dodd and Laurie (Boo) McIntosh; one brother-in-law, Donald (Tracey) Bomar; five nieces, Anna Claire Latta, Sydney Latta, Hailee Bomar, Hannah Russell, and Mary Elizabeth McIntosh; six nephews, Elisha Latta, Thomas Bomar, Tyler Bomar, Nolan Bomar, Wesley Bomar, and Park McIntosh; and special friends, Andy and Susanne Collins of Henry, TN, and their children Cameron and Anne Claire Collins.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/P.O. Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. Visitation will be Thursday, October 15, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Tennessee Valley Community Church, 2500 East Wood Street, Paris, TN 38242. The funeral service will be Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at Tennessee Valley Community Church, with Todd Henson, Dr. Trent Bullock, Trent Latta, and Tom Cate officiating.
Serving as pallbearers will be John Hatler, Jon Davidson, Mark Gallimore, Mike Vermillion, Chad Byars, Byrd Lockhart, Brian Webb, and Steven Harrison.
Named as honorary pallbearers are our Bomar Boys, Mr. Jimmy Wright, his 12 noon golf buddies in Sharon, his FASA Softball family, the Titans Crew, and the HCHS Big Red Football team.
Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery in Paris, TN.
Memorials may be made to an account to benefit his children: Todd Latta Memorial Fund c/o Commercial Bank and Trust or Security Bank and Trust.