Jeff Hatter

Published 9:40 am Monday, December 19, 2016

Jeff Hatter


Jeff Hatter, age 60, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at his residence in Liberty. 

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Born Oct. 10, 1956, in Casey County, Ky., he was a son of the late William “Billy” Hatter and Inez Wesley Hatter.


Jeff was a member of the Valley Oak Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday School teacher. Jeff was employed by the Specialty Foods Group as a Key Account Sales Manager.

He graduated from EKU with a bachelor’s degree in education. He was also a 1974 Casey County High School graduate.

Jeff had a great love for his farm, his horses, and his church. Jeff was a “family man” as he loved his family with all his heart. 

Survivors include his wife, whom he married on May 30, 1981, Linda Weddle Hatter; daughter, Luann (Hagen) Williams of Liberty; granddaughter, Lucy Belle Williams; brother, Roger (Jean) Hatter of Bethelridge; sister, Teresa (Pat) Terry of Dunnville; mother and father-in-law, T.M. and Betty Weddle of Liberty; and brothers-in-law, Tommy Weddle of Liberty and Wallace McAninch of Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Laura Ann McAninch.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at Valley Oak Baptist Church with Bro. Troy Merrick and Bro. Bobby Clark officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Monday and 8-11 a.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, and from noon until 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Valley Oak Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Paul McAninch, Mark McAninch, Billy Hatter, Kyle Terry, Andrew Weddle, Ricky Carman, Kenny Wesley, and Ken Coffman. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Valley Oak Baptist Church, c/o Mary Lou Carman, 3522 S. Hwy 837, Liberty, KY 42539.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with online guestbook and video tribute available at