Christopher Jon Hatfield
Thursday 16th of December 1965 - Thursday 17th of November 2022
Milward - Man O'War
1509 Trent Blvd., Lexington, KY
Christopher Jon Hatfield, 56, passed away in the early morning of Thursday, November 17, 2022. Chris was born in Williamson, West Virginia to James Howard and Ann (Smith) Hatfield on December 16, 1965.
Chris wed Jennifer Edmiston on April 8, 2007, and together, they celebrated 15 years of marriage. Chris was a graduate of the University of Kentucky then obtained his Master’s Degree from Georgetown College and a Rank I from Eastern Kentucky University. He was an educator teaching Social Studies for 27 years at Scott County High School where he loved coaching football.
Chris is survived by his loving wife, Jennifer Hatfield; mother, Ann Hatfield of Belfry, KY; siblings, Sherrie Casey (Tim Wallin) of Belfry, KY and Michael (Sarah) Hatfield of Marietta, GA; uncle, Ancie Hatfield of Berea, KY; aunt, Brenda Smith of Belfry, KY; cousins, Dawn Ann Smith of Cincinnati, OH and Justin (Kristin) Hall of Lexington, KY; nieces and nephews, Dani, Leighton, Asher, Lane, Brooks, Charlotte, Reece, Grayson, Matthew “Little Man”, Jordyn, and Devin; brothers-in-law, Randy Casey of Athens, TN, and Lacy Edmiston (Ashley) of Delbarton, WV; mother-in-law, Judy Edmiston; and a host of great, lifelong friends. Chris was preceded in death by his father, James Howard Hatfield; grandparents, Creda Hatfield, Helen Smith, and Burl Smith; aunts and uncles, Sharon Hall, Judy Hatfield, and Charles Hatfield; and father-in-law, George Edmiston.
Visitation for Chris will be Sunday, November 20th at Milward – Man O’War located at 1509 Trent Blvd. in Lexington, KY from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Funeral service for Chris will begin at 1:00 pm, Monday, November 21st at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home located at 25062 US HWY 119 in Belfry, KY with a public visitation to begin one hour prior to service time.
To share a remembrance of Chris or to offer condolences to his family, please visit milwardfuneral.com and rerogersfh.com to sign the online guestbook.
Rhonda Justice Dotsonsays
Prayers for Chris friends & family. He was a great guy who I hadnt seen in over 20 years. 🙏❤️🙏
When my husband and his buddies get together, the stories are hilarious and endless. I know Chris will be missed by many. Prayers for Jennifer and the rest of the family and friends during this difficult time.
Through over the course of the months that I’ve been working with Mr. Chris as his caregiver has been nothing but an adventure I got to know him and his wife, Jennifer throughout the time that I work with him, I’m gonna miss him truly and deeply he has a special place in my heart, and I pray so much for Jennifer she fall a long fight as hard as she could and I appreciate them gratefully, until we meet again Mr. Chris may you rest in peace❤️
Mary Beth Hallsays
My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I’m so sorry for your loss.
I'm sorry to hear about Mr. Hatfield. He was a kind and generous man. My heartfelt condolences to the Hatfield family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. H. Vinson
So very sorry for your loss! Prayers for all of family and friends in Jesus Christ name!