David W. Hatton passed away May 27, 2012, at Rogue Valley Medical Center. He was born December 11, 1939, in Hawthorne, Calif., to Sydney and Grace Hatton. He was raised in Torrence, Calif.
David was self-employed; he built utility trailers and stock cars. He spent time in Alaska doing commercial fishing and racing dog teams. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and racing cars.
Survivors include his sister, Dorene (Harold) Petty, of Dallas, Ore. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary; and brother, Sydney.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 1:00 p.m., at Memory Gardens Memorial Park. Arrangements by Perl Funeral Home, 541-772-5488.