A celebration of life service for Hatcher will be held at 3 p.m. today, June 23, 2013 at Boone-Card Funeral Home in Indianola. Interment will follow later at the Indianola City Cemetery in the Mosby/Hatcher family plots under the direction of Boone-Card Funeral Home in Indianola.
There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at Boone-Card Funeral Home in Indianola.
He was the son of John Andrew "Jack" Hatcher, Sr. and Elizabeth Anne Mosby Hatcher. He was born December 12, 1949, in Jackson and lived most of his youth in Sunflower County, Mississippi, attending Indianola Elementary School and graduating from Drew High School. He graduated from Delta State College and had worked for the Mississippi State Tax Commission, the Internal Revenue Service, as an air traffic controller for the Federal Aviation Administration and later as an oil and gas land man. He was a Methodist.
Hatcher was preceded in death by parents and nephew, Matthew Hatcher.
He is survived by his son, Cody Michael Hatcher of Memphis,Tenn.; a grandson, Cody Michael Stumbo of Somerville, Tenn.; a very special friend, Linda Balducci of Shelbyi; three siblings, John A. Hatcher, Jr. (wife Kathy) of Booneville, Mary Anne Hatcher McCullough (husband Charles) of Clinton, and Harold Hatcher (wife Lee) of Katy, Texas; nieces, Bethany Hatcher, Rachel Hatcher and Michelle Hatcher Mangum; nephew, Charlie McCullough; step-child, Melissa Nichols Cookston (husband, Pete and step-granddaughter, Lauren) of Hernando; step-son, Mark Nichols (wife, Kelly and step-grandchildren, Jacob Nichols, Audrey Nichols and Chad Nichols).