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James A. (Jim) Hatcher, Taylor Co., KY (1945-2018)

March 03, 1945 - June 16, 2018


He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served his country honorably in the United States Navy and received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (two bronze stars), Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with device, and will be accorded full military honors by the Marion County Honor Guard at committal Services. He professed faith in Christ and was of the Cumberland Presbyterian Faith. He was a retired truck driver, a member and past master of the Pitman Masonic Lodge #124, a member of the Grand Lodge of KY, a member of American Legion Post #82, a member of the VFW and a devoted husband and father who loved to hunt and fish. He was born in Jefferson County, KY. He died in Hardin County, KY. At the time of his death he was a resident of Taylor County, KY. He was the son of the late Herbert W. Hatcher & Laura Raymer Hatcher. His wife of 49 years, Kaye Shofner Hatcher, survives. He leaves four direct living descendants.
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James A. "Jim" Hatcher, 73, of Campbellsville, KY died at 5:51pmET, Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Elizabethtown, KY.

The funeral service for James A. "Jim" Hatcher will be at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET,, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Rev. Steve James. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old U.S. 68, Campbellsville, KY, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.



James A. (Jim) Hatcher, 73, Taylor County, KY

James A. "Jim" Hatcher was the son of the late Herbert W. Hatcher & Laura Raymer Hatcher. He was born March 3, 1945, in Jefferson County, KY. He died Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, KY, at the age of 73 years, three months, and 13 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was of the Cumberland Presbyterian faith.

Jim was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served his country honorably in the United States Navy and received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (two bronze stars), Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with device.

He was a retired truck driver, a member and past master of the Pitman Masonic Lodge #124, a member of the Grand Lodge of KY, a member of American Legion Post #82, a member of the VFW and a devoted husband and father who loved to hunt and fish.

He united in marriage to Kaye Shofner May 2, 1969.

Besides his wife, Kaye Hatcher of Campbellsville, he is survived by:
  • One son: Darin Hatcher & wife, Kathy of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Samuel Hatcher, Leah Hatcher and Esther "Sister Rose" Hatcher of Campbellsville, KY

  • Eleven brothers and sisters: Timmy Hatcher & wife, Tammy; Mark Hatcher and wife, Teresa; Stevie Hatcher and Shelia Hatcher of Buffalo, KY; Barry Hatcher and Fran Hatcher of Hodgenville, KY; Ollie Harris & husband, Joe, of North Carolina; Bonnie White and husband, Bob of Alaska: Gary Hatcher and wife, Daphene of Pioneer Village, KY; David Hatcher and wife, Reitha of Shepherdsville, KY; and Tommy Hatcher and wife, Kim of Elizabethtown, KY

  • One brother-in-law and one sister-in-law: Butch Barbour of Hodgenville, KY; and Dorothy Hatcher of Summersville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • Many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by twin granddaughters, Rebecca Lynn Hatcher and Hannah Taylor Hatcher, June 7, 2007; three sisters and two brothers: Charlotte Barbour, Angela Hatcher, Carolyn Hatcher, Herbie Hatcher and Bobby Hatcher.

Send condolences to the family of James A. "Jim" Hatcher

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles or Home of the Innocents and may be made at the funeral home.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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James A. (Jim) Hatcher, 73 , Taylor Co., KY (1945-2018)



2018-06-18 - 418 Lebanon Avenue, Columbia, KY - Photo from Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

James A. (Jim) Hatcher, 73 , Taylor Co., KY (1945-2018)


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