Theodore S. Hatfield, age 88, of Greenfield, Ind., passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016.
He was born on July 6, 1928 in Monticello, Ky. to the late George F. Hatfield and Lillian Hatfield (Denton).
He was proceeded in death by his wife—Cleo (Wickersham) Hatfield; daughter—Pamela Hatfield; brothers—George Francis Hatfield, Jr., Rex Bunch, and Earl Hatfield; sisters—Nell Morris, Louise Morris, Imogene Floyd, Sue Marcum, Faye Woody, Kaye Hatfield; and granddaughters—Bitsy Durham and Ashley Burton.
Survivors include sons—Keith (Brenda) Hatfield, and Ted (Darlene) Hatfield; daughters—Nancy (Stephen) Durham, and Beth (Brian) Scott; several nieces and nephews; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was retired from Indiana Union Belt Railroad in Indianapolis as an engineer, conductor and brakeman. He was also a brick mason.
He served in the US Army, Navy and National Guard.
He left school in the eighth grade to help support his family.
At the age of 64, he received his GED.
He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church and the American
He enjoyed spending time at his shop, The Rusty Rail, at a local
A celebration of life service was held Saturday, September 3, 2016
at 3 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, Greenfield, with Pastor
Kenneth Floyd officiating.
Flowers should be sent to Bell Mortuary and Crematory, Shangrila
Online condolences can be made at bellmortuary.com.
Bell Mortuary and Crematory in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 7, 2016