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Robert D. Hatfield

1947 - 2021


RITTMAN – Robert D. Hatfield, age 73, passed away unexpectedly on April 15, 2021.

Born on November 27, 1947 in Wadsworth, OH to the late Robert A. and Susie E. (Conkle) Hatfield, he was a life resident of the Easton/Rittman area. Bob retired from Morton Salt Co. with 43 years of service and was a veteran of the Ohio National Guard.  A 1966 graduate of Doylestown High School, he was a member of the Easton United Methodist Church, the Orrville Farmers and Sportsman Club and was an Ohio Hunter Education Instructor for many years.  Bob was also President of the Ohio Hunter Trapper Education Instructor Association, a member of Morton Salt Local Union #12081, and a member of the Ohio Farm Bureau.  An avid outdoorsman, he loved farming, hunting and fishing.

Preceded in death by his parents and brother, Eugene Hatfield; he is survived by his wife of 47 years, Kathy; daughter, Amy (Doug) Deeken of Doylestown; Roberta Hatfield (Bill Newcomb) of Canal Fulton; grandchildren, Joseph R. and Serenity K. Deekan; grand-dog, Rollins; brothers, William (Nancy) Hatfield of Nunica, MI, John (Dianna) Hatfield of Marshallville; many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

A private service will be held by the family with burial at Easton Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Easton United Methodist Church, 12448 Portage St., Rittman, OH 44270 or to Orrville Farmers and Sportsman Club, 18473 Shifferly Rd., North Lawrence, OH 44666.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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Easton United Methodist Church
12448 Portage St., Rittman OH 44270

Orrville Farmers and Sportsmans Club
18473 Shifferly Rd., North Lawrence OH 44666

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Summa Health Systems - Lab Administration Dept

April 29, 2021 3:05 PM

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Tim Stefanko Family

April 21, 2021 7:25 PM

We are so saddened to hear of Bob's passing. While he moves on to where all faithful servants go, those of us left behind will greatly miss him, knowing that the world is a better place for his having been here.  Godspeed. 

Scott Thompson

April 20, 2021 1:31 PM

I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Bob, he was one of the Boiler Room Engineers that I trained with when I hired in at Morton Salt. Bob always had a great sense of humor and I enjoyed working with him. He will be missed by many.
Scott Thompson

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April 20, 2021 9:18 AM

In lasting memory to Amy Deeken's father.

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April 19, 2021 8:57 PM

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