Dwight Franklin Hatcher, 76, of Hindsville, passed away Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Springdale.  
He was born Aug. 18, 1945, in Omaha, Neb., to Dwight Lindell and Norma Gwendolyn Hineline Hatcher.
He was owner/operator of Fayetteville Transmission.  Dwight enjoyed hanging out with his automotive friends.  Most of all, he loved being with his family.
Dwight is survived by his wife, Johnnie Ammons Hatcher, to whom he married Dec. 12, 1978; five sons, Dwight Roland Hatcher, Benjamin Franklin Hatcher, Michael Hatcher, Ronald Hatcher, all of Fayetteville, and Robert John Hatcher of Hindsville; a daughter Frankie M. Hickman and her husband, James, of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Cynthia LeBow of Denison, Texas, and Donna Franklin of Hindsville; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at Beard’s Chapel.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Beard’s Chapel with Chaplain Chuck Bengtson officiating.  
Interment will follow in Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or stjude.org                            

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