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 Gordon Leon Hatfield

Gordon Leon Hatfield

Birth
Howell County, Missouri, USA
Death 31 Mar 2016 (aged 82)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot SECTION C-14 ROW D SITE 34
Memorial ID 175488793 · View Source
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Gordon Leon Hatfield
March 10, 1934 - March 31, 2016

Gordon Leon Hatfield departed this life on March 31, 2016 at Methodist West Hospital in Houston, Texas. Gordon was born the son of the late Roy and Meredith Hatfield on March 10, 1934 in Howell County Missouri. He graduated from Mtn. View High School in 1953. After graduation he joined the United States Army. During his military service he received the; The National Defense Service Medal, The United Nations Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal. He departed the military on July 5th, 1956 with honorable discharge. Gordon and Elsie Reese Hatfield were united in marriage on December 23rd, 1954. They celebrated 61 years of marriage. Elsie and Gordon had 3 children, Diana Lynn Hatfield McCart, Robert Keith Hatfield, and Kimberly Leann Hatfield Kennedy. Gordon and Elsie moved from Mtn. View, Missouri to Bellville, Texas in 2012. Gordon was employed by Foremost Dairy in West Plains, Missouri, for many years, he also worked for the West Plains High School, as Custodian. During his retirement he mowed yards in West Plains, Missouri. He was survived by his wife Elsie Hatfield, daughter Diana McCart and husband Rick McCart, son Robert Keith Hatfield and wife Donna Hatfield, daughter Kimberly Hatfield Kennedy and husband Joe Kennedy, Brother Vernon Hatfield and wife Clione Hatfield and many nieces and nephews. His grandchildren, Jamie Cockrum, Amy Walker, Ashley Franks, Patrick Hatfield, Zachary Hatfield, Kegan Kennedy, Kendra Kennedy, and Khloe Kennedy. He had 13 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Meredith Hatfield, one brother Melvin Hatfield, and mother-in-law Virgie Reese and father-in-law Willie Reese. His life was celebrated by his family on April 2nd, 2016, at the home of Elsie Hatfield and Kimberly and Joe Kennedy in Bellville, Texas. Gordon's "Greatest Joy" in life was his family. He loved his wife, children and grandchildren with all his heart. He most enjoyed the family get-to-gathers. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed tremendously. In lieu of flowers please send donations, in the name of Gordon Leon Hatfield, to the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas 77038


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  • Created by: David Cross
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175488793
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gordon Leon Hatfield (10 Mar 1934–31 Mar 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175488793, citing Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by David Cross (contributor 48949781) .