Obituary for Paul E. Hatchett

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Paul E. Hatchett

October 6, 1941 - September 3, 2017

Paul E. Hatchett, age 75, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus. He was a lifelong resident of Nashville.

Paul was born October 6, 1941, in Nashville, to the late James “Wes” Wesley and Martha (Pruitt) Hatchett.  He married Andrea L. (McNew) on February 13, 1960 in Nashville.  She preceded him in death on March 29, 1998 after 38 loving years of marriage.

Paul worked for the town of Nashville as a crew operator and retired in 2000 after 27 years of service to the community. He enjoyed his job so much that he never considered it to be work.  In his spare time, Paul enjoyed fishing and meeting friends at Brownie’s Restaurant in Bean Blossom. Paul also enjoyed watching Indiana University Basketball and NASCAR with Tony Stewart and Dale Earnhardt Jr. & Sr. being his favorite drivers.

Paul is survived by his children: Paula (Herbert) Minton of Morgantown and Rick (Michelle) Hatchett of Columbus; brother: Bernard (Jenny)Hatchett of Nashville; five grandchildren:  Rachel Allender of Morgantown, Wesely Hatchett & Chris Allender both of Columbus and Herb Minton Jr. & James Minton both of Nashville; and five great grandchildren:  Mckayla, Sarah, Mason & Jacob Osbourn and Blaine Minton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Andrea and sister, Louise Law.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 7th at Duncan Cemetery in Brown County. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation and Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the Hatchett family at

Information:  (812) 597-4670


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Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017

Time: 10:30 am

Duncan Cemetery


, Brown County, IN,

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Born: October 6, 1941
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Rachel posted on 7/11/18

Poppy it's been a while since you have gone to heaven you are truly missed and still and always will be so deeply loved I miss you and nonny so much it hurts I know your in a better place but I still wish you both were here I will never forget you Rachel


Steve Kozak posted on 9/9/17

I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.