John Cole Hatcher, 78, passed away peacefully at Novant Presbyterian Hospital on November 14, 2016. He was born July 25, 1938, at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte to the late Rueben and Jean Cole Hatcher.
He graduated McCallie School in 1956, attended Davidson College and graduated from North Carolina State University with an Industrial Engineering Degree.
He is survived by his daughter, Anne-Scott Hatcher; his grandchildren, Grace Anne Fabyan and Cole Salem Fabyan and their father, Barry Fabyan; first cousins, Jean Hovis Henderson and family; Betsy Culp Boyer and family; and Benjamin Culp and family.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Anne Suber Hatcher. John Cole Hatcher loved fiercely and was fiercely loved.
He treasured every single adventure with his fishing buddies, cherished his personal and professional families and truly appreciated each tenant and vendor. His legacy lives in the wisdom and wit he shared with all who came to him for advice.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-5:00 pm on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at his home, 7525 Valleybrook Road, Charlotte, NC 28270.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 21, 2016 at Saint Gabriel Catholic Church, 3016 Providence Road, Charlotte, with Reverend Frank O’Rourke, Celebrant.
Inurnment in the church columbarium will follow. There will be a reception for friends in the Fellowship Hall after the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Angels, Inc. at holyangelsnc.org. Harry & Bryant is serving the family.
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