Burton M. "Mac" Hatfield Sr., 89, widower of Mary Frances Marshall Hatfield, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital.
Born on Feb. 26, 1930, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Lucius Herbert Hatfield and Ruth McPherson Hatfield. He was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church, the Woodmen of the World and the American Legion. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Mr. Hatfield played minor league baseball as a third baseman for the New York Giants. He retired as the owner of Hatfield Builders.
Survivors include two sons, Burton M. "Burt" Hatfield Jr. (Helen) of Sumter and Barry M. Hatfield (Anita) of Manning; five grandchildren, Burton Hatfield (Katie), Leighann Butler (Tom), Caroline Speer (Tyler), Hayley Hatfield and Dawson Hatfield; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Katherine Godwin of Sumter.
He was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jim Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tom Butler, Tyler Speer, Burton Hatfield III, Dawson Hatfield, Mark Campbell, Melvin Owens and Matt Brown.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Cure Sanfilippo Foundation, P.O. Box 6901, Columbia, SC 29260, www.curesff.org.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.
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