William Hatman, age 81, of Texas City, Texas, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his family. William was born April 12, 1938, in Garvin County, Oklahoma, and was a resident of Texas City for 69 years. He was a regional manager in the welding industry, a Master Mason and Christian by faith. William was preceded in death by his spouse of 39 years, Bette Cuyos-Hatman; parents, James and Sarah Hatman; sisters: Juanita, LaJuana, Alleyne, Mary and Sarah; and brothers: James, Sam, Kenneth, John Don.

William is survived by his wife, Norma Hatman; daughters: Connie Place (Dana), Bette Best (Bob), Tracey Guzman (Juan), Cassandra LaFuente, Natalie Hatman and Patricia Lausch (Michael); sons, William Hatman, II and Richard Becerra; grandchildren: Cari Goeke, Jeremy Baker, Jonathan Brieden, Mikki Strother, Stephen Casalini, Alex Guzman, Marcus Guzman, Drew Guzman, Matthew Lausch, Maeson Lausch, Rebecca Lausch, Brianna Becerra, Aaliyah Boone, Mariah Boone, Blake Becerra, Richard Becerra, Marilyn Garcia, Rodney Spivey, Dana Place Jr., Jason Place, Tonja Hall, Jennifer Place, Michael Best, Tonja Watson and Jessica Martinez; 29 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Serving as pallbearers were Jeremy Baker, Stephen Casalini, Jonathan Brieden, Matthew Lausch, Maeson Lausch, Alex Guzman, Marcus Guzman, Drew Guzman and Rodney Spivey. Honorary pallbearers were Stan Martin, Todd Clayton, Anthony Pucek, Philip Frazier, Jack Evans, Tra Stark, Chuck Robinson, Kent Middleton, Tommy Nguyen and Brian Martin.

Visitation was held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday, October 3, 2019, at Faith Family Fellowship Church in Alvin.  

A funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 4, 2019, at Faith Family Fellowship Church in Alvin.

Arrangements under the direction of the Scott Family.

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