Many people live by the desire to simply participate in their favorite activity as much as possible. For Jason Patrick Hathcox that favorite activity was to spend time on the water with his dad, family members, and friends be it boating, tubing, panning for gold, or just swimming. And the only thing better than spending time on the blue water was to have a clear blue sky above him. For Jason, the blue sky and water was traded for the warmth and comfort of heavenly peace on Saturday, April 12 as the result of a tragic accident involving the parking of a boat. Jason also liked to go camping and to play as a 6-year old with friends, cousins, and other family members. He thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors and all of the excitement and learning opportunities it provided. Jason was born on July 27, 2007 and he is survived by his father Rex Hathcox, and his mother Virginia Schiffer. Other immediate family survivors include step siblings Christian and Olivia Schiffer, brother T.J. Jakim, grandmother Presentation Del Poso, and step father James Schiffer. Step mother Lina Hathcox, step sibling Oscar Liu, grandmother Sue Swift, and grandfather Jimmy Hathcox provided additional support and encouragement for this active youngster. Jason had many cousins, uncles, and aunts who will miss the vibrant and energetic child as he played. Jason will be missed by all of those people who came to know him in his short journey on this earth, but he will be welcomed with open arms by our Heavenly Father as he begins his eternal life in the presence of the Angels in that heavenly home. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 pm at Catholic Church of St. Monica, 1700 Buford Hwy, Duluth, GA. 30097. 678 584-9947 The family will receive friends on Monday and Tuesday, April 14 and 15, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1301 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770 277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at If you wish, in lieu of flowers, donations in Jason’s name can be made to Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta, GA.

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  1. When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. May you take comfort in knowing hat you have an angel to watch over you now. Please accept our condolences, and just know we are here for you. Please don’t hesitate to reach out, especially during this difficult time.

  2. We are very saddened to hear about Jason and we want to express our sincere condolences to you and your family. Pls. let me know if there’s anything I can help.

  3. My dear Rex and family,
    Words can never express how I feel in this loss. I love all of you and wish I could be there to grieve with you. I am grieving in my own way but want you to know the love I feel for you and the heartbreak I feel in the loss of Jason. I hope that soon you might find peace in your life and be able to cherish his memory. I know that sounds like a pipe dream right now, but he was a wonderful beautiful child and deserves to be remembered with joy and happiness. Loves to you and the family. We are all sharing your grief. Love, Aunt Kate.

  4. We were saddened to learn of Jason’s passing. I know the loss you are feeling. Hopefully you will be able to find comfort in knowing that Jason is in good hands, at peace, and will be waiting for you.

  5. There are no words or comfort I can give in this time of grief and sorrow but place it in Gods hands and he will carry you though. I am so sorry to learn of Jason’s passing my prayers are with you and your family at this time. If you need anything don’t hesitate to call or ask. May God be with you now more then ever.

  6. Vaughan and I are praying for you during this difficult time. Praying for God’s peace to surround you during this time.

  7. Jason was in my daughters 1st grade class (Trinity, Ms. Allen) we are truly saddened and heart broke over this. There are no words that we can say to ease your pain but know that he is with Jesus and hang on to that. We will keep your family in our prayers 🙁

  8. Rex, our deepest condolences to you. I don’t know what to say or think over such a tragic loss. You are in our prayers. May God comfort you and give you strength thru this time of grief.

  9. My son Sam was in Ms. Allen’s class with Jason. He was such a precious boy, and I pray that your family will somehow find peace and comfort in the coming days. My prayers, and the prayers of so many others, are with you!

  10. Our deepest sympathy go’s out to you and may all the prayers and healing comfort come you’re way..
    The Wright family

  11. APR 14, 2014 @ 11:06:44
    My prayers are with you and your family during your tragic loss. Words can”t say anything to you at this time except Gods by your side

  12. Jason and my son Connor were in Miss Allen’s first grade class together . We are so deeply saddened and heart broken. Connor always spoke of Jason so fondly and will miss his friend. My constant prayers are with your family.

  13. Virginia and family…our thoughts and prayers are with you all right now. All though you son was taken way to soon…God has welcomed him with open arms.

  14. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Know that Jason is in the arms of our loving, gentle Lord.

  15. .Virginia and family,
    We want you know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  16. Rex, You and your family have my deepest sympathy. I am so sadden by your loss, but rejoice in the fact that your son has taken his rightful place with our Lord and Savior. I know it is hard to understand and I am not sure we are capable of understanding God’s purpose, but I do know that you will live with your son again. An eternl life that outshiines our earthly one. Your Old friend, Dewayne

  17. Ms. Virginia I am so sorry for your loss. I am sorry I am not able to attend visitation or the funeral for your beautiful son. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care! Tammy Ellsworth

  18. We are so sorry to hear about this very sad loss of your son. You are in our prayers and thoughts in this very difficult time.

  19. We are feeling your loss
    We also want you all to know that prayers for you have been coming your way and will continue to. Love Tom and Connie

  20. I am so sorry to hear of Jason’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you both during this difficult time. May your memories give you peace and comfort.

  21. May God keep you and bless you during these times of sorrow. Jason is now an angel and God has him in his hands.

  22. We are heartbroken over the tragic loss of sweet Jason. He was a good friend to my son, Micah. They were in kindergarten and first grade together. They loved trading bracelets and Pokemon cards at school. Micah rarely told a story about school that didn’t include his buddy, Jason. We will miss him so much. We are praying for your family and asking God to give you peace during this unimaginably difficult time.

  23. Dear Rex and family: We are so sadden by Jason’s death. Our prayer is that God will comfort you as you go through the years with the spirit of Jason with you always.
    Don & Geri

  24. I am so, so sorry for your lost. May you feel Gods warmth and love to guiide you through these difficult times. My prayers are with you and your family.

  25. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you go through this tragic loss. PLEASE let us know if there is anything we can do. We love you…….

  26. Jason was in Mrs. Allen’s class with my brother. Sam misses Jason. We all do. He was too young. My prayers are with the family. This is a terrible accident and I hope they know all the people there for them. God bless you!

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