Our Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

When we sit down with a family, we have just one goal: to create a fitting, memorable and affordable service for their loved one.

Together, we explore the wide variety of services and products available, as well as a wealth of creative ideas and suggestions. Together, we'll design a memorial or funeral service that suits their needs now, and in the future. Families who come to us know that years from now, they will have deep peace-of-mind because in coming to us, they've done everything they can to honor their loved one.

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Ed Hatcher Funeral Director and Owner edhatcher@msn.com

Ed Hatcher has been a lifelong area resident. He is married to Emily Anderson Hatcher and together they have three children; Jaimey, John, and Joshua. Ed graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science with honors in 1977. His dream of owning his own funeral home became a reality in 1988 when he founded Hatcher Funeral Home. Ed and Emily are members of Victory Baptist Church in North Augusta and in his spare time, he enjoys deer and turkey hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

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Henry W. Sharpe III Funeral Director & Embalmer

Henry W. Sharpe, III, known as "Treye," was born in Augusta, GA, on March 24, 1972 to Henry W. Sharpe, Jr. and Toni Ann Purvis Satcher and is a lifelong resident of Graniteville, SC. Treye graduated from Midland Valley High School in 1991 and began his career in funeral service with George Funeral Homes Inc. in Aiken, SC, in 1992. In 1995 he entered Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Decatur, GA and graduated with honors on August 13, 1996. After graduation, he returned to Aiken and in 2006 an opportunity to join the team at Hatcher Funeral Home became available and he became a part of the team. He has a daughter Amanda and a son, Noah. Treye is attends Heights Church. A master mason, he is a member of Star Lodge #99, A.F.M., where he currently is serving as Junior Warden. He is the father of Amanda and Noah and also has a four legged daughter...."Trixie". In his spare time he enjoys "wetting a hook", gardening and working around the house.

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Julie Baker-Pendleton Office Manager/ Apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer

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Jaimey Hatcher-Rodgers Accountant

Jaimey is a daughter of Ed and Emily Hatcher and is a graduate of Midland Valley High School and the University of South Carolina Aiken. She has three children; Callie, Christopher,and Carson.

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Josh Hatcher Apprentice Funeral Director

Josh is a son of Ed and Emily Hatcher. He is a 2008 graduate of Midland Valley High School. He  is pursuing his Funeral Directing License and is an Apprentice Funeral Director.

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Joe Clary Funeral Home Assistant

Joe, better known as “Papa Joe,” is a lifelong area resident. Prior to coming to work at Hatcher's in 1988, Papa Joe worked for Bath Mill, the Aiken County School District and owned his own business. Papa Joe is married to Mrs. Diane J. Clary and they have three children; Keith, Paige, and Cody. Papa Joe and Diane are charter members of Hillview Baptist Church.

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Mike Bledsoe Funeral Home Assistant

Mike is a life long area resident and is married to Mrs. Martha Bledsoe. Mike worked for Graniteville Company for 33 years and currently owns and operates his own lawn care service. Mike and Martha are members of Clearwater First Baptist Church and in his free time, Mike enjoys hunting and fishing.

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Billy Martin Funeral Home Assistant

Mr. Billy is a lifelong area resident and a graduate of Clemson University. He is married to Mrs. Pat Martin. Mr. Billy is also a salesman for Howard Lumber. He and Mrs. Pat are members of Lakeside Baptist Church in Clearwater.

 

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W.L. Barden Funeral Home Assistant

W.L. is a lifelong area resident and is retired from the United States Postal Service and is a US Air Force Veteran. He is married to Mrs. Sue Barden and they have two children. W.L. and Mrs. Sue are members of Gloverville First Baptist Church. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and attending USC football games.

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Bryan Singletary Funeral Home Assistant

Bryan grew up in Williston, SC and is a 2008 graduate of Williston-Elko High School. He graduated in 2014 from the SC Criminal Justice Academy and is a South Carolina State Trooper. He married Rachael in 2012 and they have a 3 year old little boy, Colton. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, be outdoors, watch South Carolina Football and NASCAR.

 

Ed Hatcher

Funeral Director and Owner
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Ed Hatcher has been a lifelong area resident. He is married to Emily Anderson Hatcher and together they have three children; Jaimey, John, and Joshua. Ed graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science with honors in 1977. His dream of owning his own funeral home became a reality in 1988 when he founded Hatcher Funeral Home. Ed and Emily are members of Victory Baptist Church in North Augusta and in his spare time, he enjoys deer and turkey hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Henry W. Sharpe III

Funeral Director & Embalmer
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Henry W. Sharpe, III, known as "Treye," was born in Augusta, GA, on March 24, 1972 to Henry W. Sharpe, Jr. and Toni Ann Purvis Satcher and is a lifelong resident of Graniteville, SC. Treye graduated from Midland Valley High School in 1991 and began his career in funeral service with George Funeral Homes Inc. in Aiken, SC, in 1992. In 1995 he entered Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Decatur, GA and graduated with honors on August 13, 1996. After graduation, he returned to Aiken and in 2006 an opportunity to join the team at Hatcher Funeral Home became available and he became a part of the team. He has a daughter Amanda and a son, Noah. Treye is attends Heights Church. A master mason, he is a member of Star Lodge #99, A.F.M., where he currently is serving as Junior Warden. He is the father of Amanda and Noah and also has a four legged daughter...."Trixie". In his spare time he enjoys "wetting a hook", gardening and working around the house.

Julie Baker-Pendleton

Office Manager/ Apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Jaimey Hatcher-Rodgers

Accountant
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Jaimey is a daughter of Ed and Emily Hatcher and is a graduate of Midland Valley High School and the University of South Carolina Aiken. She has three children; Callie, Christopher,and Carson.

Josh Hatcher

Apprentice Funeral Director
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Josh is a son of Ed and Emily Hatcher. He is a 2008 graduate of Midland Valley High School. He  is pursuing his Funeral Directing License and is an Apprentice Funeral Director.

Joe Clary

Funeral Home Assistant
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Joe, better known as “Papa Joe,” is a lifelong area resident. Prior to coming to work at Hatcher's in 1988, Papa Joe worked for Bath Mill, the Aiken County School District and owned his own business. Papa Joe is married to Mrs. Diane J. Clary and they have three children; Keith, Paige, and Cody. Papa Joe and Diane are charter members of Hillview Baptist Church.

Mike Bledsoe

Funeral Home Assistant
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Mike is a life long area resident and is married to Mrs. Martha Bledsoe. Mike worked for Graniteville Company for 33 years and currently owns and operates his own lawn care service. Mike and Martha are members of Clearwater First Baptist Church and in his free time, Mike enjoys hunting and fishing.

Billy Martin

Funeral Home Assistant
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Mr. Billy is a lifelong area resident and a graduate of Clemson University. He is married to Mrs. Pat Martin. Mr. Billy is also a salesman for Howard Lumber. He and Mrs. Pat are members of Lakeside Baptist Church in Clearwater.

 

W.L. Barden

Funeral Home Assistant
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W.L. is a lifelong area resident and is retired from the United States Postal Service and is a US Air Force Veteran. He is married to Mrs. Sue Barden and they have two children. W.L. and Mrs. Sue are members of Gloverville First Baptist Church. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and attending USC football games.

Bryan Singletary

Funeral Home Assistant
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Bryan grew up in Williston, SC and is a 2008 graduate of Williston-Elko High School. He graduated in 2014 from the SC Criminal Justice Academy and is a South Carolina State Trooper. He married Rachael in 2012 and they have a 3 year old little boy, Colton. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, be outdoors, watch South Carolina Football and NASCAR.