Billy Joe Hatfield, 87, died on December 23, 2012.
He was a World War II veteran awarded The Purple Heart and a union glazier before retirement. An active sportsman and member of the Walden’s Ridge Sportsman’s Club of Signal Mountain, Bill enjoyed his extended family and camping and fishing upon the lake.
Bill was born and raised in Pikeville. He lived many years on Signal Mountain before his final residence at NHC HealthCare, Chattanooga.
He was preceded in death by his parents Hobart Joseph and Easter Jane Hatfield, sisters, Rita Campbell, Patsy Shelton, Margarette Gudel, Burmah Hatfield and brothers, Radius and J .W. Hatfield.
Survivors include Daughter Joe Ann Barrett of Redmond, Wa., three sisters, Betty, Mary Ann and Doris, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, at Williamson and Sons Funeral Home with Reverend Carl Hunsucker officiating.
Memorial contributions to American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase Parkway, Marietta, Ga. 30067, www.heart.org or Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011, www.alz.org.
Interment will follow in John Marion Hixson Cemetery Sunnyside in Sequatchie Valley Bledsoe County.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379.