Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

May 18, 2013

Robert R. Hatfield 1933-2013

Preston Family Funeral Home
The Independent

CATLETTSBURG — Robert R. Hatfield, 79, of Catlettsburg, died Wednesday evening, May 15, 2013, at his residence.  

Bob was born Dec. 29, 1933, in Ashland, a son of the late Grover and Lillian Thornsbury Hatfield.  

He was the former general manager of Machinery Incorporated and was a U.S. veteran.

He is survived by a daughter, Kathy Berry and her husband, Tom; sisters, Peggy Thirion and her husband, Tim, and Jean Woods and her husband, Charlie; brother, Clancy Hatfield; and grandson Robby Berry, all of Ashland; and special nephew, Beau Martin and his wife, Katie, of Nashville, Tenn.

“Big Bob” as he was affectionately called by friends and family, wanted to express his love and appreciation to all his RC racing buddies and his dear, dear friends at the Cannonsburg Methodist Food Pantry.

The family has chosen to grieve privately and wishes to thank everyone for their love and prayers.

Arrangements are under the direction of Preston Family Funeral Home in Ashland.

Donations  may be made to Cannonsburg Methodist Food Pantry, 11620 Midland Trail, Ashland, KY 41102.  

Condolences may be sent to the family at prestonfamilyfuneralhome.com.