Leroy V. Hatfield, 89, of Edmond, Okla., was born September 23, 1924 in Sharon Springs, Kan., to Carl and Lucy Hatfield. He was received home by our Lord on December 18, 2013. Upon high school graduation, he entered the Merchant Marines for 3 years in WWII.
He was an active member of the Community of Christ Church for 64 years and an ordained minister for 59 years. He’ll be remembered for singing, humor, competitive spirit and compassionate nature. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 65 years, Golda; two sons, David and wife Denise, Steve and wife Joy; one sister, Wanda; brother, James; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren and many other family and friends.
A memorial service will be 10 a.m. January 11, 2014, at the Heartland branch of the Community of Christ Church, 921 S.W. 70th St., Oklahoma City, Okla. Full obituary may be seen at www.hahncookfuneral.com.