Visitation will be held Friday, February 8 from 2 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, February 9 with Rev. Hatfield Lying-In-State from 9:30 AM until time of Funeral Service 11:00 A.M. at the First Church of Lombard, 220 South Main Street, Lombard.
Rev. Hatfield is survived by his wife, Peggy, nee Laitas; his daughter Katelyn of Lombard; his son, Michael (Teri) of Montgomery, Illinois; his cherished granddaughter, Alexa Grace; his father, Robert E., Sr.; two sisters, Gwen (Tom) Riney of Alton, and Susie (Dave) Bennett of Columbia, Missouri; and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Rev. Hatfield is preceded in death by his mother, Darlene, nee Knight.
Rev. Hatfield was the Pastor of First Church of Lombard for 24 years. He had served on the Board of Directors for Good Samaritan Hospital, Teen Parent Connection, Community Renewal Society of Chicago, and Elmhurst College. Rev. Hatfield was a graduate of Eden Seminary in Webster Grove, Missouri. He had tried out for the St. Louis Cardinal’s Baseball Farm Team and made the team before going to seminary. Rob loved his family, friends, and the St. Louis Cardinals.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials to the First Church of Lombard, 220 South Main Street, Lombard, Illinois 60148 would be appreciated.