Mr. J C Hatcher, age 78, of Summerville, GA, passed away Tuesday October 12, 2010, at Erlanger Medical Center.

Mr. Hatcher was born July 15, 1932, in Murray County, GA, the son of the late Jessie Calvin and Ida Mary Landen Hatcher. He was a retired auto repair shop owner. Mr. Hatcher was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Korean War. He was held as a prisioner of war for 33 months. He was was a member of the VFW Post #6688. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Steven Craig Hatcher; a daughter, Shirley Jean Hatcher; sisters, Bonnie Bresinger and Frances Watts; and brothers, Harold Hatcher and Larry Hatcher.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy B. Hatcher; children, Ricky Lee Hatcher, Teresa Diane Lee, and Alice Darlene Martin; sisters, Evelyn Davis, Hazel Vice, and Carolyn Stewart; 6 Grandchildren; and 4 Great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p. m. Friday, October 15, 2010 at Summerville Cemetery with Minister Robbie Eversole officiating. Pallbearers will be Grandsons.

Mr. Hatcher will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the service hour on Friday.