Tab Lively 12/29/58 9/8/13 Tab passed away living his dream in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. In typical Tab fashion he died doing exactly what he wanted, where he wanted. He went to enjoy some sun, sand and to move on with his life. He accomplished this on his final vacation. Tab attended Pt. Defiance Elementary, Truman Jr. High and Wilson High School. He was a proud member of the Wilson 1977 state baseball championship team. He owned and operated Tab's Lively Market on Oakes St. in Tacoma for many years. He was known for his giving and supporting of the local community through his store. He could be counted on for sponsoring teams, fund raisers, occasional "Holiday Cheer" or giving away the largest candy bars at Halloween. He loved being able to give and share his life rewards. After selling the store, Tab bought a cabin at Crystal Mountain, where he enjoyed many years of skiing and working. Tab is survived by his mother Babe, father Al (Mary Ann), children Michael (Hozoji) and Mary (Ben), grandsons Isaac and Benny, brothers Joel (Sonya) and Josh (Jeanette), sisters Toni (Larry) and Jodi, and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. Please join us to remember Tab at a memorial service October 13th, beginning at 3:00pm, at the VFW
Hall on N. 48th and Baltimore St. Tab was a one of kind character and touched many in the Tacoma area. The stories and memories we share could go on for days! To know Tab was to love Tab and he will be missed by all who knew him. Please bring any photos with you to share with your stories.