JACKSONVILLE - Master Sgt. Jerome David Hatfield, 36, of 162 Horse Shoe Bend, Jacksonville, died Saturday, July 11, 2009, in Afghanistan. He was born on Oct. 23, 1972, in Welch, W.Va., to the late Otis Hatfield and Mary Belle Hatfield. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Bud Baker.
Master Sgt. Hatfield served in the U.S. Marine Corps stationed at Camp Lejeune serving in Afghanistan with 2nd LAR.
Surviving are his wife, Angela Dawn Jefferson Hatfield of the home; one daughter, Hannah Sue Hatfield of the home; sons, Jacob Ryan Hatfield and Justin David Hatfield both of the home; stepmother, Lois Wood of War, W.Va.; seven sisters; three brothers; and eight nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2009, at Norris Funeral Services Chapel in Martinsville, Va., with the Rev. Noel Naff and Danny Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Brim Family Cemetery, Patrick County, Va. The family will receive friends on Friday evening, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services and other times at the home of his sister-in-law, Deborah Davis, 350 Blue Spruce Drive, Martinsville, Va.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, Va., is serving the Hatfield family.