The Memory of Dad will always be with me.... Gone but NEVER forgotten...
  • 72 years old
  • Born on February 9, 1946 in Gilbert, West Virginia, United States.
  • Passed away on October 12, 2018 in Joliet, Illinois, United States.
This memorial website was created in memory of our Dad.   He was a wonderful Husband, Father, Grandfather,  and Great Grandfather.   Jack Hatfield Sr. 72 years old , born on February 9, 1946 and passed away on October 12, 2018. Forever in our hearts.  This memorial page is so that future generations will learn of Dad for the man he really was, a true, kind, loving man.  

Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on October 12, 2019
One year ago today.... 2:42 pm ..Miss you Dad... I love you
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on September 12, 2019
Missing you today . You have been gone for 11 months but it seems like yesterday and a lifetime ago at the same time. Love you
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on September 8, 2019
Dad, just got done adding the info about our family tree... I'm sorry I never had the chance to finish a good copy for you. You were fascinated and so excited to talk about our tree with me. I miss you so much. My heart breaks wishing I had one more day with you ... so we could just talk. I love you Dad. 
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on September 1, 2019
Tomorrow is Labor Day and I'm missing you as usual. I'm having a cookout but it wont be the same without you. Just know your missed terribly and so very much loved. Love you....
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on August 12, 2019
Missing you Dad. I love you....
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on July 12, 2019
Nine months ago God took your hand....along with a piece of my heart. Missing you Dad. I love you.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on July 4, 2019
Sitting here thinking of you per usual. Its July 4th and nothing is the same without you. Mom won't play bags with us anymore, we don't get together anymore like we used to. You are sorely missed by everyone.
We talk about you often. Memories flood my mind, you making your furniture, your wells etc, playing bags and doing your little jig... those memories are precious to me. Its all I have left of you.
I'm heartbroke and there is nothing I can do about it. I do love you Dad.
I hope your having a great 4th in Heaven. We love and miss you Dad.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on June 17, 2019
Yesterday was the first fathers day without you. I thought of you all day. We celebrated with family and friends but it wasn't the same. I felt you all day. I know you were looking down on us smiling. Happy Father's Day Dad. You were missed so very much. I love you.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on June 12, 2019
Hi Dad, its just me. Been thinking of you all day,. It's been 8 months since you've gone away. I watched the clock all day today, remembering those few precious moments before God took you away. I don't know if you recall or not but I played your song, "Ride out the Storm", minutes before you slipped away. I know God was there with you, you were at peace even then. My heart aches everyday, but on the anniversary of your passing, it's a little deeper than the norm. I think of you often, your always on my mind, simple things remind me of you, everywhere I look, everywhere I go I see you there. Been working on my yard and every time I look over to the chairs in the corner, you know the ones you made, I expect to see you there, but your not...only in my memories. I miss you so Dad. Missing you so very much today. I love you.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on May 28, 2019
Yesterday was Memorial Day. This was a holiday that we celebrated together as a family in remembrance of the fallen vets. So much has changed since you've been gone....there is no more family without you. Everyone has gone their own way one talks to anyone. .it's really sad. This family misses you very were the glue that kept us all together and now since your gone we've all come apart. It was just a sad day all around for me. I thought about you all day. I kept looking at the empty seat that you once held everytime you were here....I did get Mom to come at least that was good. We tried to enjoy the day but it wasn't the same, just like every holiday something was missing. I don't know if you truely knew what you meant to all of us, but if you can see down here all of us now...well I think you would now know. Miss you Dad so very much. My heart aches and tears roll down my face...I love you and so wish you were here healthy and strong. You were desperately missed.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on May 12, 2019
Its been 7 months today and I'm Missing you Dad. Even though it's Mothers Day, you always made it special for all of the Moms in our family, and because of who you were and all you did, my Mother's Day is incomplete.  I love you so much.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on April 21, 2019
Hi Dad, Missing you today. Happy Easter in Heaven. Wishing you were here but oh how wonderful it must be celebrating the resurrection with Jesus himself. No tears today... well, no more tears today... I promise. Happy Happy Easter Daddy. We love you so much.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on April 12, 2019
Today marks 6 months. Missing you today just as I do every day. Your great grand daughter Xeriah, who just turned two, was over a few days ago, seen your picture on the wall and said "Papaw...". I said your right, that's Papaw. You left your mark on all of us.  You'll live in our hearts forever. Love you Dad.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on March 14, 2019
5 months ago you left us. I miss you more today than yesterday. I wish I could hear you say, "Hello hello hello.... or even Hi Bib. Wishing you were here. Love you Dad now and always.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on February 12, 2019
It's been 4 months since you've gone to be with Jesus. On one hand it seems like yesterday and on the other a lifetime ago. Still missing you as much as ever. You have been on my mind alot these past few days. I hope and pray that I did right in my decisions that I made Second guessing myself as always. If I let you down in any way, know I am so very sorry. I love you Dad.
Posted by Charrissa Hensel on February 9, 2019
Missing you today. Sang Tight Fittin' Jeans before breaking down. I love you and I hope you're having a fantastic birthday, even if we can only celebrate with you in spirit.
Posted by Jennifer Shepherd on February 9, 2019
Missing you so very much today. You were never one to want gifts but you were always appreciative. Hope today is a wonderful day in heaven as you celebrate with Jesus. Know that we are missing you and love you deeply

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