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Robert Edward Hatcher Sr.

Mr. Robert Edward Hatcher Sr., age 84, of 1037 Macdonald Road, Scottsburg, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at his home.

Born Nov. 23, 1924, he was the son of the late Robert Lee Hatcher and Maggie Rickmond Hatcher.

Mr. Hatcher was a member of Fork Baptist Church, retired owner/operator of Hatcher’s Auto service, former member of the Easy Street Band and was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Edna Snead Hatcher of Scottsburg; two sons, Robert Hatcher Jr. and wife Lisa of South Boston, and Eddie Hatcher and wife Shelby of Scottsburg; two daughters, Janice McKinney of South Boston, and Peggy Bomar and husband Buddy of Scottsburg; a brother, Floyd Hatcher of Scottsburg; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a special family friend, Brenda Conner.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Kevin Hatcher, and three sisters, Alice Mills, Mary Shook and Ula Hatcher.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. David Rathel and the Rev. Aubrey Heath conducting the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home Monday night from 7 until 8:30 and at other times at the home.

The family requests those wishing to give memorials please consider Fork Baptist Church Building Fund, 5208 Falkland Road, Scottsburg, VA 24589, or Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 96, Scottsburg, VA 24589.

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