AREA OBITUARIES --Walter Hatfield

August 30, 2022

Walter Harrison Hatfield was called home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

Walt was born in Fulton, Ky., on March 16, 1957, to Gene Edwin Hatfield and Mildred “Cissy” Hatfield Roberts.

He worked for NASA as a Cryo Engineer and enjoyed coin collecting, crafting, and spending time with his family.

Walt is survived by his sons, Walter Hatfield, Jr. and Jonathan Hatfield (Kristen) of central Louisiana, Billy Weiser and daughter, Tara Weiser of Chattanooga, Tenn.; brothers, Arch Hatfield (Julie) of Hendersonville, Tenn., Mike Hatfield (Martha) of Cullman, Ala., Shelby Roberts (Andrea) of Titusville, Fla.; grandchildren, Breanna Weiser, Brandon Weiser, Alex Weiser and Eli Phillips; two nieces, Kaitlin and Caroline Hatfield; and two nephews, Cody and Michael Hatfield. He was also survived by a special friend, Ms. Denita Ramage, who offered daily care for him until his death on August 24, 2022.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Gene Hatfield, Mildred “Cissy” Hatfield Roberts and Glen Roberts. His wife, Denise Weiser Hatfield of Merritt Island, Florida and Deborah Destino.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, September 3, 2022, in Hornbeak Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in the Greenlea Cemetery. Visitation will be held at from 11 a.m. Saturday until the service hour.