Joseph Thomas “Bill” Hatfield went to be with his Lord on March 5th, 2014. He was born on September 3, 1929 to Royce and Velma Hatfield in Gadsden, Alabama. Bill worked as a Pipefitter for Local Union 211 at Shell Refinery, and later worked at University of Houston where he retired. Bill was a much loved Christian husband, Daddy, Paw Paw Bill, and Grandpa.
Bill was preceded in death by his Parents, Royce and Velma Hatfield, and brother Gary. Bill was also preceded in death by his first wife of 34 years, Betty Lou Hatfield. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Llynelle Hatfield, and his daughters Linda Dobbs, Brenda Power and husband Gene, Judy Hatfield and husband Mike, Janie Thatcher and husband Walt, Laurie McFarlin and husband Blaine, stepsons Mike Baldwin and wife Diane, Kelly Baldwin, 18 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Mary Sue Young, Robbie Allen, and a host of wonderful friends.
Bill was very active at First Baptist Church of Pasadena, Texas as a deacon, Sunday school director, and choir member. Everyone that knew Bill knew he was a faithful servant of the Lord.
Pallbearers are Jon Power, David Power, Andrew Power, Chris Phillips, Jeff McFarlin, and Chad McFarlin.
The family will receive friends at Niday-Fairmont Funeral Home, Sunday March 9th from 4-6pm. The service will be held Monday, 11:00am March 10th at First Baptist Church of Pasadena, interment will follow at Grand View Memorial Park.