Julius “Ed” Hatton

June 20, 1933 ‒ November 24, 2017

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Julius “Ed” Hatton, age 84, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on June 20, 1933 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the son of Donald D. and Janice (Fowls) Hatton. Ed was a 1951 graduate of Fredericktown High School and proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1956.

Ed retired in 1982 after 30 years of employment with Pittsburgh Plate Glass in Mount Vernon. He was a member of Amvets Post #95, Colonial City Moose Lodge #2555, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4027 and 49 year member of Thrall Lodge F&AM #170. Ed enjoyed golfing and his companionship with his buddies from the lodges and Hiawatha golf course. He was an avid fan of the Fredericktown Freddies and enjoyed attending numerous sporting events with his son.

He is survived by his son, Dave (Kathleen) Hatton of Mount Vernon, a daughter, Diane (Mark) Doup of Bellville, Ohio, three grandchildren, Brandy Frahn, Aaron (Ashlie) Doup, Nick (Rachel) Doup, six great grandchildren, Justin Sadler, Matthew Sharrer, Addyson Doup, Ruari Doup, Avery Doup and Eira Doup, a great great grandson, Gaberiele Ray Sadler, sister-in-law, Mary Hatton and the mother of his children, Betty Follett.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Don J. Hatton and Jerry Hatton.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 12 p.m. Friends may call one hour prior to the funeral. Rev. Timothy Mohon will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions in Ed’s name may be made to the Fredericktown First Baptist Church or Fredericktown Athletic Boosters.

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  • The faith in god will give you the peace to know he’s in God’s loving arms. Know someday you will all meet again and his love will always be with you deep in your hearts❤️, May God Bless all of you, Wendy

  • Dave, Diane and family
    Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I hope knowing that God has wrapped his loving arms around Ed and welcomed him home will be of some comfort.
    Love and hugs

    Paula Bishop

  • To my brother Dave and sister Diane and their families,
    You all are in our prayers at this time. We pray for strength as you say your final good bye. We know that both our dads are no longer in any pain and are in His loving arms.
    May God be with you,
    Michael and Nancy

  • Sorry to learn of Ed’s passing. Knew him pretty well in our younger years, as I worked for Don and Jan at the Hotel. That is where my memories of him lie–years ago. He was always quiet and smiling and very personable. Prayers to family.

  • Dave, Diane and families, so very sorry to hear of your loved one passing away.
    Have had good times with your parents. Many blessings and prayers at this time of sorrow.

  • I am deeply sorry for your loss, Diane. Take comfort in the promise of everlasting life. You and your family are in my prayers.

  • My Dad (Joe Miller) is missing his neighbor, dining partner and puzzel buddy here at Brookdale. Ed will be remembered for his friendship he shared with Dad. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your families.

    Becky Brownfield

  • Diane and Dave,

    I am so sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. I have so many fond memories of the times spent with him in or highschool years that I will always hold close to my heart. He was such a kind hearted person. My thoughts and prayers are with you both at this difficult time.

    Marlene Phillips

  • Dave and Kathy and Family,

    So sorry to hear of your dads passing.
    We know the time is bittersweet.
    Remember the good times and take comfort in the Lord Jesus at this time.
    Your dad has left the pain of this world behind and
    has been welcomed home in Heaven, by the KING eternal. Rejoice!
    May the peace of God rest upon you all.

  • Diane,
    God bless you and your Family during this time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Jerri and Dave Brooks

  • Diane and Dave and families, We are so sorry to learn of your fathers passing. At this time of sorrow know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely Marilyn and Mike Lamb