C.A. Hatfield Jr. dies at 92 years old

MOORE COUNTY, Tenn. — C.A. Hatfield Jr. of the Lois community died on Friday June 24, 2022, at the age of 92 years. Walk through visitation will take place on Wednesday, June 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lynchburg Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services officiated by Bro. David Adams and Bro. Tom Harrison will follow at Lynchburg Cemetery with military honors.

C.A. Hatfield

Born in Lynchburg to the late Clennie A. Hatfield and Zelma Lee Rainey Hatfield, C.A. was the oldest of 10 children. He served in the United States Army from 1951 – 1953 and was stationed at Camp Atterbury in Franklin, Indiana. He retired from the Wilson ball plant in Tullahoma and Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg. He was happily married to Georgia Ruth Patterson Hatfield, of the Lois Community, for over 60 years.

He is survived by his two sons, Steven (Kay) Hatfield of Tullahoma, Larry (Nancy) Hatfield of the Lois community as well as his grandchildren Leah (Ryan) Dickert of Lynchburg, Tyler (Kaleigh) Hatfield of Lynchburg, Eric (Samantha) Hatfield of Tullahoma, and Mason Hatfield of Tullahoma, as well as five great grandchildren: Madison, Macon, Conor, Liam, and Rowen.

According to his family, C.A. was a member of the United Methodist Church who enjoyed attending bluegrass festivals, watching sports, spending time with his family and playing with his great grandchildren. He always enjoyed meeting new people, conversing with old friends, playing dominoes, billiards, and card games with friends at the Moore County Senior Center.

In his younger years, C.A. loved coaching area youth in baseball and softball. He had an amazing memory and loved telling stories to his grandchildren and sharing history of the community with all who would listen. He loved to work outside and instilled his work ethic within his children and grandchildren. He loved his family dearly but was especially proud of his grand and great-grandchildren. They were truly his greatest joy.

In lieu of flowers, the family humbly requests that you honor C.A. and his giving heart by making a donation to the Moore County Senior Center or the Wounded Warrior Project. •

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