Richard Hix Hatchette, 85, formerly of Spartanburg, SC, died Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born March 27, 1935 in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late William Hicks and Lorene Thornton Hatchette. A U.S. Air Force veteran, Mr. Hatchette was a retired Spartanburg City police officer. Richard moved to Lake Greenwood for a few years, then moved to Clinton, SC to be near his family. Survivors include his son, Rick Hatchette of Spartanburg, SC; his daughter, Robin Mickels and husband, Todd of Livermore, CA; two grandchildren, Peyton Mickels and Zachary Mickels, both of Livermore, CA, who lovingly referred to him as "Poppy Seed" and his sister, Barbara Brouilette and husband, Lee of Laurens, SC; along with numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Peggy Allen. The family will be planning a private family service due to the rise of Covid-19 cases in our community. The family request memorials be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605. Floyd's North Church Street Chapel To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Richard Hix Hatchette please visit our Sympathy Store.