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Roy Swanson Hatcher Jr.

Roy Swanson Hatcher Jr. of Harmony Road, Alton, formerly of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born in Halifax County on May 10, 1938 and was 75 years old. He was the son of the late Roy Swanson Hatcher Sr. and Lorene Powell Hatcher. He was a member of Scottsburg Baptist Church and was a livestock dealer.

Survivors include one son, William Franklin Hatcher and wife Willa of Alton; one granddaughter,

Beth Nicole Throckmorton of Roanoke; one brother, Cecil Wayne Hatcher and wife Linda of Scottsburg; one sister, Barbara Ann Hatcher Shaver and husband Jerry of Danville.
One daughter, Sandra Hatcher Wilkerson, also preceded Mr. Hatcher in death.

A graveside service will be held Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery, Scottsburg with the Rev. Jennifer Shaver Clatterbuck officiating. 

Mr. Hatcher may be viewed by the public at Powell Funeral Home from Wednesday until Friday prior to the funeral.

Those wishing to give memorials should consider the Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 96, Scottsburg, VA 24589.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.