Mr. Bobby Lane Hatley, age 83 of Concord, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 at Pruitt Health Harrisburg.
The family will receive friends Thursday, September 24 from 11:30 am to 1 pm at Westford United Methodist Church. A funeral service will follow at 1 pm with Rev. Jeff Rushing officiating. Burial will be held at Carolina Memorial Park.
Bobby was born April 27, 1937 in Cabarrus County, a son of the late James L. Hatley, Sr. and Elona Scott Hatley. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Dot Garmon and brothers, Earl and Don Hatley.
Bobby worked at Concord Telephone Company for 35 years as an installation supervisor. After retirement, he worked for 12 years at Cannon School as a bus driver and maintenance worker. He enjoyed fishing, rabbit hunting and watching football. He especially loved church and his family.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 64 years, Sybil Simpson Hatley; children, Kathy Hargett and husband, Danny, Kim Gregg and husband, Rick, and Bobby Hatley, Jr. and wife, Lisa, all of Concord; grandchildren, Jennifer Hargett, Scott Gregg, Brandon Hargett, Kyndall Rice, and Courtney Hatley; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Lucy Goodman; brother, Bill Hatley, and numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimers Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209 or to Westford United Methodist Church, 273 NC-49, Concord, NC 28025.
For the safety of others, please wear a mask the day of the service.