The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 27, 2012

David E. Hatfield

Published 12-28-12

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — David E. Hatfield was born Jan. 2, 1948, in Enid to Leo and Lois (Hildabrand) Hatfield and passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in Enid at the age of 64.

He graduated in 1966 from Enid High School. Shortly thereafter, he entered the Marine Corps, where he proudly served in Vietnam. In 1970, he was honorably discharged.

On Dec. 31, 1968, he married Linda Martin, and together they had one son, David.

He worked as a builder in Tulsa then made his way back to Enid before moving to Garber in 1974.

David retired from the construction business in 2009. He then took a job as a carrier for the Enid News and Eagle, which he was still doing at the time of his death.

David enjoyed working outside and being with his family. He was a member of Enid VFW.

He was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law and sister-in-law.

David is survived by his wife of 43 years, Linda of the home; son, David and wife Tifiny of Garber; two grandchildren, Rylie and Carson; two stepgrandchildren, Lexy and Korree; two sisters, Karon Cannon of Taylor, S.C., and Leona Kelly of Memphis, Tenn.; mother-in-law, Faye Martin of Anadarko; four brothers-in-law, Leroy Martin of Florida, Jack Martin of Carrier, Donnie Martin of Anadarko and Dennis Martin of Weatherford; one very special niece, Amy Villegas of Enid; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

At David’s request, he was cremated and there will be no service. There is a guest book available for friends to sign at Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.

Memorials can be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the charity of one’s choice through the funeral home.

Condolences may be given to the family online at

(Submitted by family)