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October 31, 2012
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Obituary: William Charles Hatton

"Billy" was the grandson of Judge William D. Hatton of Tonopah. His son, William D.; his grandchildren, William and Chelsea of Thousand Oaks, Calif., survive him. He also leaves behind a wife, Martha; a brother, Jack, in addition to several nieces and nephews. His father was William J. Hatton of Las Vegas and his mother was Margaret Wheat, noted author from Fallon.

Billy received the Good Conduct Medal, a Purple Heart Medal, a Presidential Unit Citation, a Korean

Service Ribbon with three stars and the United Nations Medal for his service in the US Marine Corp. Following his discharge, he taught high school science before retiring and returning to Nevada. He will be missed by all who knew him.

There will be a celebration of Billy's life, Nov. 7 in Southern California.

For more information please call Gary Jesch 775-771-4330

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 31, 2012 05:46PM Published Oct 31, 2012 05:45PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.