Hatfield, Walter K.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Walter K. Hatfield, 96, of Nashville, formerly or Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on February 16, 2018.

He was a longtime member of Red Bank Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mason and Adra Hatfield. Siblings, Lucy, Helen, Glenn, Lewis and Ruth; and step-son, Don Jolley.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 66 years, Ruth Hatfield; sister, Eula Spurling and husband Jack; step-daughter, Myrna Deere and husband Pete; step-grandchildren, David Deere and wife Kim, Keith Deere, Liane Ray and husband Rodney, and Seth Jolley; step-great-grandchildren, Alicia and Christopher Ray, Victor and Taylor Deere, and Sean and Erin Jolley; special niece, Jane Frazier and husband Jeff: and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. on Thursday, at Lane Funeral Home on Ashland Terrace with a committal service to follow in the Chapel. Interment will be private.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415, www.lanfh.com.

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