Joe Hathcock, 66

Joe Hathcock, 66

Funeral services for Joe Hathcock, 66, of Gainesville, were held Oct. 30, 2021, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville with Wayne Stewart officiating. Mr. Hathcock died Oct. 26 at his home.

He was born Sept. 18, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Archie and Edna Hendricks Hathcock. He grew up in Iowa before moving to West Plains in 1971 at the age of 16. He worked at various jobs around town. On Aug. 7, 1982, in Gainesville, he married Karla Dean. 

Mr. Hathcock was a very kind-hearted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He was always supportive of his family and would do anything he could to be there for them. He never missed one of his kids’ ballgames. He enjoyed painting, drawing and watching wrestling. He was loved and will be greatly missed by all.

He is survived by his wife, Karla Hathcock, of the home in Gainesville; his three children, Tracey Hathcock  and Travis Hathcock, both of Gainesville, and Joey Hathcock of Spring, Texas; two grandchildren, Landon and Lincoln Hathcock; seven siblings, Louetta Carlson, Marilyn Hathcock, Steve Plumb, Cathy Russell, Rita Kelley, Louise Rhine and Bruce Hathcock; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and six siblings, Winston Hathcock, Vanton Hathcock, Eugene Bonny, Lola Marberry, Don Hathcock and Bonnie Hathcock.

Burial was in the Clear Springs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to help with funeral expenses and can be left at or mailed to the funeral home (P.O. Box 65, Gainesville, MO 65655).

Arrangements by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville.

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