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Ronald Alan "Ron" Hatchet

1939 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Ronald Alan "Ron" Hatchet Obituary
Ronald Alan "Ron" Hachet, age 79 of Hendersonville, passed away on Sunday, February 4th, 2018. Ron was born January 21st, 1939 in Elkhart, Indiana; a son of the late, Harry Arlan Hachet and Evelyn Swatz Hachet. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Hachet.

On June 9th, 1962, he married Linda Whitcomb Hachet. Ron was a graduate of Goshen High School, Ball State University and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. For 16 years Ron was employed as Student Center Director at University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point. While living there, he was very active in many civic organizations. In 1978, Ron became Director of the Student Center at Ball State University: his alma mater.

Ron and his wife, Linda moved to Hendersonville in 1987. Since then, he has been very active in the Hendersonville Civitan Club, from which he received many awards and held the office of President, and the Henderson County American Red Cross, especially working with the ATC blood program. In 2006 he received the state celebration of excellence Ed Welch Award for Outstanding Achievement in Blood Services from the Carolinas Region.

Ron enjoyed hiking the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, making many good friends. He also frequented the Henderson County Library, one of his favorite places, making many friends there, too.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Hachet; son, Christopher Hachet and his wife, Kim and their children, Elizabeth, Joel, Joanna, Daniel and Christina of Columbus, Ohio; daughter, Melissa Hachet Duarte and her husband, Marcus and their children, Samuel and Sarah Grace of Black Mountain; and by one sister, Sue Hachet Brtis and her husband, Steve; nephew, Matt and his wife, Kathleen; and by one great-nephew, Landen and niece, Lori Brtis all of Woodland Hills, California.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at Thos. Shepherd & Son.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Ron's memory be directed to the Hendersonville Civitan Club, P.O. Box 762, Hendersonville, NC 28793; or to the Henderson County American Red Cross, 203 2nd Avenue East, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com.

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Feb. 11, 2018
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