Carl L. Hattery, 87, of Van Wert, Ohio died at 7:28 AM on January 22, 2018 at the Ohio Veteran’s Home in Sandusky, Ohio. He was born March 11, 1930 in Hicksville, Ohio to the late Addison Hays Hattery and Maude Gamble. On October 18, 1969 he married J. Eleanore Williams and she preceded him in death.
Carl is survived by a daughter, Valerie K. Hattery, a step son, David (Rose) Myers of Van Wert, Ohio, 5 grandchildren, Jerald Myers, Kenneth Myers, Robert Myers, Edward Myers & David Myers, Jr, 11 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.
He retired in 1994 from GKN Sinter Metals in Van Wert after 26 years of service. Carl was a veteran of the United States Army- Airborne Division. He was member, Past Sgt. At. Arms & Past 2nd Vice President of the Van Wert American Legion; a member of the Van Wert Masonic Lodge; former member of the SPEBSQA and barbershop chorus, The Northwesternaires; and performed in the Van Wert Civic Theater productions of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” and “The Music Man”. He was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church in Van Wert where he also sang in the church choir.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, Ohio. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert, Ohio.
Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 PM on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, Ohio.
Preferred memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.