Edwin (Eddy) Ersdale Hatchette died April 21, 2018, at the age of 73 in Puerto Rico, surrounded by his loving family.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Idalia Hatchette; father, Antonio Hatchette; sister, Loretta (Hatchette) Stetter; brother, Sidney Hatchette; and brother-in-law, Marcel Stetter.
A memorial service was held April 25, 2018, in Puerto Rico.
Eddy is survived by his former wife, Ana; children, Efrain Arturo and Ana Patricia (Tricy); grandsons, Eli Jose, Efrain Ishmael (Junito), Josed Frahim, and Yan Luis; daughter-in-law, Brenda; son-in-law, Jose Luis (Joselito); niece, Siobain Hatchette; nephew, Desmond Hatchette; and other relatives and friends too numerous to list.
Among several positions in service of the Virgin Islands, Eddy served as the secretary/treasurer of the Virgin Islands until 1994.
He enjoyed observing nature, especially wildlife, and delighted himself with good music. He also enjoyed the company of pets.
Eddy was a family man who enjoyed visiting his older relatives and taught his children the same. In his last days he was looking forward to enjoying the company of his children, grandchildren, including son-in-law, Joselito, and daughter-in-law, Brenda, who were treated as his own children.