He was born June 7, 1920, in Camak, Ga., to Daniel and Druda (Carden) Lattimore.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University. He worked as a purchasing agent for various companies in the aerospace industry in California.
Survivors include his wife, Natalie Baker Lattimore of Altamont; two daughters, Joanne Lavoie of Sacramento, Calif., and Kerry Lattimore of Bakersfield, Calif.; three sons, Daniel Peter Lattimore of Davis, Calif., Arthur Lattimore of Sacramento, Calif., and Carson Lattimore of Portland, Ore.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary in Joplin.
The memorial service and inurnment will be at a later date in Hickory Grove, S.C.