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David Hatley

July 18, 1941 – September 27, 2018

David W. Hatley, age 77, of Butler, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord in the early morning hours of Thursday, September 27, 2018. David was born in Carter County, TN on July 18, 1941, to the late Wiley Thomas Hatley and Eliza Fay Isaacs Hatley.   In addition to his parents, David is also preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Maybell Isaacs Hatley, two brothers, JD Hatley and Tom Hatley, and a sister Geraldine Hatley.

David was a carpenter by trade but was also active in the Elk Mills Fire Department for many years. David was a member of Elk River Baptist Church in Butler, TN.

Those left to cherish David’s memory are his two sisters Thelma Stanton and Erlene “Dean” Garland of Butler, TN; two brothers, Bud Hatley of Mountain City, TN and Dewey Hatley of Butler, TN; two daughters Melissa and husband James Morefield of Butler, TN, Debbie and husband Steve Roark of Mountain City, TN; two sons Kevin and wife Glenda Hatley of Elizabethton, TN and David Hatley, Jr. of Ocala, FL; eleven grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and special friend Ernie Potter of Butler, TN.

Pallbearers are Vern Stanton, Terry Stanton, Opal Cable, Ernie Potter, Steve Lewis, and Tommy Cable. Honorary Pallbearers are members of the Elk Mills Fire Dept and members of Elk River Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held from 2-3 pm on Saturday, September 29, 2018, in the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel with services to follow. James Richardson and Charles Cable will officiate the services. Internment will follow at Isaacs Cemetery in Doe Valley, TN.

Professional service for the David W. Hatley family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, TN.