John Richard Hatch went to be with his Lord on March 23, 2022. He was born on November 17, 1949 to Edith Grigsby Hatch and Milford Wilson “Buddy” Hatch and raised in Paoli, Oklahoma. Richard is survived by his wife of 50 years, Diana Mitchell Hatch; daughters, Stephanie Hatch and Alicia Hatch; granddaughter, Taylour Hatch Kenyon; great-grandchildren, Emmitt and Alyza Kenyon; sister, Linda Devine and many nieces and nephews. Viewing will be held at Buchanan Funeral Service on March 28 from 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM. A Memorial Service will be held at Putnam City Baptist Church in Oklahoma City on March 29 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested offerings to Putnam City Baptist Church or to plant a tree for Richard.