Dr. David Hatchett (updated) PDF Print
Friday, 21 March 2014 13:34

Dr. David Hatchett, age 85 of Franklin Road, Russellville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Greenwood Nursing and Rehab in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He was born August 12, 1928 in Glasgow, Kentucky to the late Earl and Ora Elizabeth Ellis Hatchett. He was a Korean War veteran, UK graduate with degree in agriculture, Auburn University graduate with degree in Veterinary Medicine in which he practiced for 25 years in our community. He was also a Kentucky Colonel, Deacon Emeritus at First Baptist Church in Russellville, former president of Habitat for Humanity, real estate agent for Shaker Realty, member of the Kiwanis Club, Hixson award for exemplary service for the Kiwanis. Founding member of the Degraffenreid Choral. He was a loving and devoted husband and father.

He is survived by his wife ~ Edna Hatchett

Children ~ Lisa Hatchett Cohen ~ Russellville, KY

Teri Hatchett Hogan (Greg) ~ Palos Verdes, CA

Phillip Hatchett (Beth) ~ Russellville, KY

Grandchildren ~ Shawn and Terri Ann Cohen ~ Phoenix, AZ

Sister ~ Ora Riherd (Frank) ~ Glasgow, KY

Brother ~ Joe Hatchett (Barbara) ~ Glasgow, KY

Funeral Services for Dr. David Hatchett will be conducted at 3:30 pm on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the First Baptist Church, 6th & Main Street, with Bro. Buddy Crabtree officiating. Visitation at the church on Sunday will be from 1:00 pm until the service time of 3:30 pm.

Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to go to the Habitat for Humanity or the Russellville Kiwanis Club. Envelopes will be available at the church.


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