Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1948

Kenneth Hatton KENNETH LEE HATTON was born Dec. 7, 1930 in the Bullock community in Stephens County, TX at his parent's farm. He passed away May 3, 2020 of natural causes at the age of 89, with interment at the Bullock Cemetery near Ranger, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents, W.W. and Iva E. Weathers Hatton and 3 brothers; John Earl, Maurice and Rex Hatton (RHS-1961). He was raised a Methodist. A lifelong bachelor, he lived and worked on area farms and ranches, including his parents while living in the Bullock Community. He was a life- long resident of the community expect for 1949- 1950 when he lived and worked on the famous S.M. Swenson Ranch of 106,000 acres in Throckmorton County. He was also an amateur calf roper in the late 1940's and early 1950's competing in area rodeos. He attended Bullock school and Ranger High School in the Class of 1948 at Ranger, TX before quitting to go to work. He enjoyed all aspects of farm/ranch work and running cattle of his own. He loved to hunt and fish alone and with his nephews for recreation. Kenneth is survived by two brothers; Billy Tom and Royce Hatton and their spouses who still reside in the Bullock Community as well as five nephews and many grand-nephews and nieces and cousins.