Born September 7, 1948 in Lincoln County, KY, he is the son of Opal Sims Hatter and the late Ben Marshall Hatter. He was a Vietnam Army veteran, a carpenter, and a member of the Church of God. Jerry loved working in his flowers.
He is survived by his mother, Opal Sims Hatter of Liberty; a companion, Donna Johnson of Liberty; three sons, Joey (and Diana) Combs of Liberty, Nathan (and Debbie) Hatter of Middleton, Ohio, and Eric (and Jennifer) Hamilton of Yosemite, KY; nine grandchildren; and four brothers, Gary Hatter of Harrodsburg, Donnie Hatter of Liberty, Danny Hatter of Liberty and Sherman Hatter of Nancy, KY.
Funeral services are 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Richard Buckner officiating. Burial will follow in Salyers Cemetery.
Visitation is Tuesday from 11:00 A.M. until funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to St. Judes Children Hospital in memory of Jerry Hatter.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available online at www.mckinneybrown.com.