Jonsey Jon H. Hatfield, 57, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at his home in Muscatine. Memorial services will be held on Friday, December 12, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. at the Wesley United Methodist Church. Dr. Hal Green will officate the services. Following the services a time of food and fellowship will be held at the American Legion. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the U.S.S. Ranger fund or the Muscatine Agricultural Learning Center in Jons name. Sympathy notes may be left for the Hatfield family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com. The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is handling the arrangements.
Jonsey Howard Hatfield was born on May 18, 1951 in Muscatine, Iowa, the son of Walter and Arlene (Smith) Hatfield. On October 15, 1972, Jon was united in marriage to Sue Morehead at the Illinois City United Methodist Church. Jon served as a Quartermaster in the United States Navy from 1970-1973. He was a lifetime member of the U.S.S. Ranger (CVA/CV61) Reunion Association, the American Legion and V.F.W, where he was past commander of each, and the Wesley United Methodist Church. Jon was a graduate of the GM and Toyota Colleges, where he attained his Master Certifications. He and his father owned and operated Hatfields Corner Garage for twenty years before working as the Service Manager at a GM dealership and Toyota of Muscatine. Jon enjoyed talking with people, caring for his customers, being outdoors, riding his John Deere Mower, rocking his dog, Toby and decorating and entertaining at Halloween. Most of all Jon enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his children.
Jon will be deeply missed by his wife, Sue of Muscatine; one son, Jake Hatfield of Iowa City; two daughters, Morgen Hatfield and Meagan Hatfield, both of Muscatine; his parents, Walter and Arlene Hatfield of Muscatine; one brother, Walter Pete Hatfield, Jr. and his wife, Cindy of Muscatine and one sister Debbi Hendriks and her husband, Scott also of Muscatine; his best friend, Don Law of Muscatine: nieces, nephews, and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; two sisters, Alice Mary and Michelle and one brother, Keith.