James Franklin Hattrich, 66, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at the Appling Healthcare System. James was born April 21, 1947 in Savannah to the late Henry Franklin Hattrich and the late Evelyn Merle Griner Hattrich. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served in Vietnam and was retired from Gulfstream. Hattrich was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Gail Sellers Hattrich of Baxley; one daughter, Erin Brewer Wood of Thomasville; one sister and brother-in-law, Laura and Andy Daughtry of Valdosta; one brother, Charlie Hattrich of Bloomingdale; one grandson, Austin Crosby and a nephew Dillion Hattrich.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 7 at Swain Funeral Home with the Reverends Phillip Osteen and Roger La Roche officiating. Eulogies were given by Erin Wood and Dillion Hattrich. Interment followed in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Michael Sellers, Tony Sellers, Ken Stone, Drake Carter, Justin Sellers and Donnie Lewis.
Honorary pallbearers were Stan Smith and staff of Stan’s Pharmacy, Serenity Hospice, Dawn Sellers, Greg Poole, Terry and Christine Todd, Marion Williams and all friends and family in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Floyd Hunter, Dewayne Sellers and Andy Daughtry.
Remembrances may be made to the Disabled Veterans Association.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.