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 Robert Raphael “Bus” Hatch

Robert Raphael “Bus” Hatch

Birth
Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, USA
Death 18 Jun 1967 (aged 65)
Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, USA
Burial Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, USA
Plot Vernal_BB25.00_L4_S1
Memorial ID 20259146 · View Source
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Children: Frank Hatch, Ted Hatch, and Gus Hatch




Obit
Bus Hatch Rites Held Tuesday in Vernal 1st Ward
Funeral Services were held Tuesday at 2:30 pm in the Vernal Fist Ward Chapel for Bus Hatch 65 of Vernal who died Saturday in the Uintah County Hospital following a long illness.
Mr. Hatch was born April 20 1902 in Vernal to Frank and Julianna Swain Hatch. He married Eve Caldwell September – in Vernal. She died January 13 1962. He married Mary Paulson.
Mr. Hatch was a prominent contractor in the Vernal area. He contracted the building of the Central School, the municipal swimming pool the first Safeway store later the first Vernal Bowling Alley which was burned, the Bus depot. The Vernal Express building and a great number of houses in the Vernal area.
He was founder and operator of Hatch River Expeditions. He took his first boat trip in 1926 in wooden boats. He was associated with a movie for Howell Thomas.
Mr. Hatch once flew to Pakistan and ran the Indus River. This exploration made him one of only a few Utah members of the Explorer's Club.
He was a member of the LDS Church.
Survivors include his widow, sons; Gus, Memphis, Tennessee, Don and Frank both of Salt Lake City. Ted, Vernal. – grandchildren, brothers and sisters, Alton, Boulder Colorado. Tom, Juneau, Alaska, Mrs. Royce (Thelma) Mowrey, Vernal.
Burial was in the Vernal Memorial Park Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Burnt Almond Fudge
  • Added: 3 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20259146
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Raphael “Bus” Hatch (20 Apr 1902–18 Jun 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20259146, citing Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burnt Almond Fudge (contributor 46857451) .