David Joe Hatch, age 65, of Findlay, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2023, at his residence. He was born December 20, 1957, in Findlay, to Ronald Hatch and Marilyn (Welch) Wymer. On July 10, 1976, he married Teresa Burkholder. They had two children, Jamie and Jeremy, and later divorced. David then married Tamara Osborne on November 19, 1988, and they shared 34 years of marriage.
David was a Cory-Rawson High School, Class of 1976 graduate. He ultimately became a Journeyman tool and die maker, retiring after many years. He was an avid golfer who loved golfing with his Sunday morning Wolph Pack golfing buddies. He was also an avid Drone flyer.
Above all, his real passion and joy was spending time with his grandchildren.
David is survived by his mother, Marilyn Wymer; his loving wife, Tammy; sons, Jeremy Hatch, and Phillip Lee Jr.; daughters, Jamie (David) Kimmet, Sarah (Mike) Thomas, and Allison (Keith) Ritchey; grandchildren, Jacob Thomas, Emily Thomas, Torianna Sorg, Brielle Sorg, Hayden Hatch, Henry Hatch, Kynslee Hatch, Aleigha Kimmet, and DJ Kimmet. He is also survived by his brother, Robert (Michelle) Vanderhoff; sisters, Belinda (Andy) Sterling, Linda Fisher, Sue (Rich) Smith, and Barb (Bruce) Alge; and he was “favorite uncle Joe” to many nieces and nephews.
David was preceded in death by his father, Ronald; brother, Rodney Hatch; stepdad, Donald Wymer; in-laws, Jerry and Sandra Osborne, and Donald Burkholder; sister-in-law, Rachel Osborne; brother-in-law, Mike Fisher; and stepsister, Beth Wymer.
Friends and family may visit from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, May 22, 2023, at HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd., Findlay (419-422-1500). David’s funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 23 in the funeral home with Pastor Mike Noggle officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions in David’s name may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay, Ohio 45840, or The Joseph Wolph Foundation for Music Education at: https://www.jwolphfoundation.org/. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.huffordfh.com.
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