William Charles "Bill" Hatfield, Sr. of Washington died at 3:15pm Thursday, January 2, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born on July 23, 1940 in Hannibal, MO to William and Eva Myers Hatfield. He married Mary Louise Frieda on February 18, 1961 in Florissant, MO.
Surviving are three sons, William (Charlotte) Hatfield of Annapolis, MD, Patrick (Patty) Hatfield of Washington, Ill., and Michael (Banu) Hatfield of Morton, Ill.; twelve grandchildren, Bennett, Kathleen, Samantha, Maggie, Elizabeth, Miranda, Ethan, Perry, Andrew, Clark, Jack and Simon and one sister Rosemary Barnes of Troy, MO.
He was preceded in his death by his parents; his wife, Mary Louise Hatfield; and his daughter in law, Jill Hatfield.
Bill worked at Komatsu America Corporation as an instrument engineer. He retired in April 2003.
He was a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church and was a past Red Cross Volunteer, where he was a Disaster Action Team Captain.
There will be a memorial service at 5:00 P.M. Friday, January 10, 2020 at Crossroads United Methodist Church. Rev. Danny Cox will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Inurnment will be at Crossroads United Methodist Church columbarium. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Crossroads United Methodist Church Youth Program, the American Cancer Society or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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