In Memory of Robert Neal Hatch lost to Agent Orange in 1981.
Robert Neal Hatch was born December 5, 1948 in Culver City, California and died November 4, 1981 in San Diego, California of Leukemia, after exposure to Agent Orange while serving in the Navy in Vietnam.
He was outgoing & loved family gatherings. His passion was the ocean, especially deep-sea fishing, skin diving, and water skiing. He supported San Diego’s Old Globe Theater, as well as their symphony & opera. He saw the movie “The Sound of Music” multiple times and liked rock music.
Robert was loved by his entire extended family including grandparents, aunts, uncles, & cousins, and of course his immediate family, parents Clarke & Dorothy Hatch, and siblings Susan, Gary, and Sallye Martin.
We still miss him so very much. This photo was taken in June 1972 at Palos Verdes, California, at the wedding rehearsal of his cousin.