Dec. 9, 1998 Concord Cabarrus County North Carolina, USA
John was the only child born to Matthew Lee and Mary Jane (Lowder) Hatley. He married Kathleen Elizabeth Thompson in 1946 and they were the parents of one daughter: Elizabeth Ann.
The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina December 10, 1998
ALBEMARLE - John Delmer Hatley 72, died Wednesday, December 9, 1998. Funeral is 2 PM Friday at Bethel United Methodist Church, New London. Burial in church cemetery. Visitation 7-9 PM Thursday at Hartsell Funeral Home.