Born August 12, 1937 in Chestnut Grove, he was the son of James Boyd and Beulah Mae (McKenrick) Hatten. Mr. Hatten had served in the US Army and US Army Reserves during the Vietnam War era. Mr. Hatten was a truck driver having first worked for Womelsdorf Trucking and then drove for and was retired from the former Penn Traffic/Riverside Markets in DuBois.
Surviving Mr. Hatten is his close niece Darla Hoover and her husband Bud and his great niece Hannah Hoover; nephew James Johnston and wife Nancy and their son Brad and his wife Kira and their children Carter and Solara; niece Sharon Hatten Wenner and husband Gene, great niece Katie Lindgren and great nephew US Marine Corp Sgt. Brian Lindgren and wife Brittany and their son Caden; and niece Cindy Hatten Michael and husband Kevin and their children Tyler and Meghan.
He is also survived by a sister-in-law Grace Hatten Hunter and husband Paul; niece Kathy Mandetta and family; and nephews Dan Johnston and family; and Darren Johnston and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his twin brother Boyd Delmont Hatten on March 1, 1981, a sister Mary Avonelle Johnston on November 1, 2006, and her husband Mirl Johnston, and an infant great niece Janet Lee Johnston.
A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Hatten will be held at the Grampian Church of God on Saturday March 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Dale Buchwitz officiating. Interment will be in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Grampian.
Friends and family will be received at the church on Saturday from 9:00 AM until time of services at 11:00 AM.
Military Honors will be accorded at the church by members of the Clearfield Honor Guard.
The family suggests contributions be made to either Christ The King Manor Hospice Unit 1100 West Long Avenue DuBois, PA 15801, the Grampian Church of God 1420 Chestnut Grove Highway Grampian, PA 16838 or the Local Marine Corp League Toys for Tots Foundation William L. Dixon Detachment #289 The Cooper Center 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive Triangle, VA 22172-1776.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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