October 25, 1939 - August 3, 2020
Lenard Ray Hathcock was born on October 25, 1939 in Yuma, Arizona. He passed away peacefully to be with his eldest son Samuel, his parents Vernon and Elaine Hathcock, his brother Harvey, and our Heavenly Parents on August 3, 2020 at Melody Care Home in Apache Junction, Arizona surrounded by some of his immediate family members. In his younger years, Lenard served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in New Zealand. After returning from his mission, he married his sweetheart, Joann Lamb Hathcock on July 17, 1965. The following year they were sealed for time and all eternity in the Mesa, Arizona Temple. He and Joann had 5 children. Their oldest son, Samuel died a few hours after he was born in 1966. Over the years Lenard worked as a computer programmer for various airlines and financial institutions. The family lived mostly in Mesa, Arizona but also in southern California and Illinois. Lenard is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, and his 4 living children: Lisa Martin, Kendrick Thomas (Stephanie), Janae Welch and Devin Hathcock (Miriam). He was a dedicated and beloved grandpa to his 11 beautiful grandchildren: Selima Martin (Shelby), Paige Hickok, Adam Thomas, Jenna Thomas, Andrew Welch, Matthew Welch, Rebecca Gawlik (Brandon), Lindsey Welch, Taylor Hathcock, Connor Hathcock, and Keira Hathcock. He was a proud great-grandpa to his 2 great-grandchildren Kai and Jackson. He is preceded in death by his eldest son Samuel, his father Henry Vernon Hathcock, mother Elaine Sirrine Hathcock, and younger brother Harvey Hathcock. It saddens us to know that Lenard is no longer here, but we are overcome with gratitude that he has been relieved from his earthly burdens of his many physical limitations. What a reunion it must be on the other side of the veil! Oh happy day! Oh happy day! God be with you till we meet again. What a glorious morning that shall be! Private family services will be held on August 7th at Meldrum Mortuary in Mesa, Arizona. He will thereafter join his son Samuel at Mesa City Cemetery.
Lenard Ray Hathcock was born on October 25, 1939 in Yuma, Arizona. He passed away peacefully to be with his eldest son Samuel, his parents Vernon and Elaine Hathcock, his brother Harvey, and our Heavenly Parents on August 3, 2020 at Melody Care... View Obituary & Service Information
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