More detail on this person: Services for
Richard "Skip: Lloyd Hatter, 81, of Salado will be
1 p.m. Tuesday at Broecker Funeral Home of
Mr. Hatter died Monday, June 16, in a Temple nursing home.
He was born July 17, 1926, to Lloyd and Hattie Evelyn Rutherford Hatter in Moody. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army, serving in World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War, retiring in 1968. He served in the Atlantic on the USS Charger and the USS Hancock; and in the Pacific on the USS Shangri La. His combat tours were: World War II Pacific War Zone; 3 tours in the Korean War Zone during the Korean Conflict; and 2 tours in Vietnam Conflict in the Vietnam War Zone. He flew a Bell, Hiller and Sikorsky helicopters. In two combat tours in Vietnam he was the helicopter gunship pilot. He flew 193 combat missions with 507 combat flight hours. His military awards include the Bronze Star. Upon retiring, he worked for Bell Helicopter International as registrar of the Iranian technical training center for pilots and maintenance personnel in Isfahan, Iran.
Memorials may be made to the Fisher House Foundation, 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600, Rockville, Md. 20852.
From: Temple Daily Telegram Published June 21, 2008
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