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Robert Hatfield, 80, of Morgantown, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2010, at Mapleshire Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center. Robert was born in Plainwell, MI, on June 26, 1929, the son of the late Carl and Mildred (Galer) Hatfield. He was Professor Emeritus of Education at Michigan State University (and avid Spartan fan). He was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, Phi Delta Kappa, and the Michigan Association of Teacher Education. In his free time he enjoyed photography and his photographs have been displayed at Morgantown Arts Center several times. In 2008, he published a book called Scenes from the Morgantown Area featuring his local photographs. He also did volunteer work at Brookgreen Gardens, the Chamber of Commerce and the American Red Cross in Myrtle Beach, SC. In WV, he volunteered at the Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Sharkofsky Hatfield two daughters, Judith Hurst of Morgantown and Sue Hatfield of Seattle, WA and their spouses, Dwight Hurst and David Beck respectively a brother, Donald Hatfield of Remus, MI, a sister, Lucille Schiffer of Plainwell, MI and a granddaughter and great-granddaughter, Amy Kile Mick and Jade Mick of Fairmont. Cremations Services will be provided by Hastings Funeral Home. A private memorial service will be held the week of March 8. If you would like further information about his service, leave a message at 304-598-3570 and you will be contacted. Donations may be made in his memory to The Alzheimerâs Association, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity or the Morgantown Arts Center (MAC).
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