Doyle Olen Hatcher died November 19, 2018 in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 79 years 9 months 20 days. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Wadley's Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery entrusted to the care of Wadley's Funeral Service.
Doyle was born January 30, 1939 in Hinton, Oklahoma to Olen and Essie Mae (Lowrey) Hatcher. He was raised and attended school in Cogar, Oklahoma. On July 10, 1957, he was inducted into the United States Navy. On April 24, 1959, he married Nancy Cummins in Anadarko, Oklahoma. Doyle was honorably discharged from the Navy on March 4, 1961. He worked many jobs over his lifetime, but his proudest job was owning and operating Protection Alarm Company. Doyle loved his family and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He tinkered with all sorts of things, but loved working on his 1955 Chevy truck. He was a pilot, who loved to fly. A farmer/rancher, who loved raising horses and cattle. He collected antique bottles. Doyle enjoyed his law enforcement career, working for the OKC police department and as a McClain County Reserve Deputy. Ultimately, Doyle just loved helping people.
Doyle is preceded in death by his parents, Olen and Essie Mae Hatcher; his son, Brent Hatcher; his brother and sister in law, Nolan and Pat Hatcher; and his daughter in law, Lisa Hatcher. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Hatcher; sons, Monty Hatcher, Michael Hatcher and wife, Jennifer; daughter, Shauna Dial and husband, Joe; grandchildren, Conner, Natalie and husband, Jacob, Amanda, LeAnna, Matthew, Jordan, Colton, Nathan, Kourtney, Timmy, Tommy, Tyler; great grandchildren, Rylan, Reese, River, Ellie, Ariana, Brooklyn, Ben, Leighton, Graham, Kalie, Nick, and many other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association, or the Oklahoma Firefighters Association.
Cure Alzheimer's Fund
34 Washington Street, Suite 200, Wellesley Hills MA 02481
Oklahoma State FireFighters Associations
2716 NE 50th Street, Oklahoma City OK 73111