Obituary of Russell Hattal – formerly of Chester County, PA


Russell “Bud” Conwell Hattal, Jr., formerly of Chester County Russell “Bud” Conwell Hattal, Jr., peacefully met his Savior on April 24, 2014. He was born in Norristown on November 25, 1939, the son of Russell C. Hattal Sr. and Martha Cassell. He lived in Chester Co. for 70 years. before moving to Dallas, Texas, with a final stop in Fayetteville, Ark. Bud is survived by his wife, Rebecca Jayne Hattal; sister, Shirley Elhy of New Holland; daughter, Dorothy A. Hattal of Fayetteville, Ark.; son, Russell C. Hattal,IV of Kadoka, SD; and a grandson, Russell C. Hattal V, of Olympia, Washington. There was nothing Bud enjoyed more than striking up a conversation to make a new friend, braking on the side of the road looking for an item that could be used, wondering around a flea market for a good deal or making a difference in someone’s life with a helping hand and using his “MacGyver-like” ingenuity to solve everyday problems. His life experiences include working in construction, owning a CB shop, mission trips, a passion for the space program, astronomy and driving for the Amish.