Donald Hadley


Donald Hadley
Jan. 1, 1920 - March 7, 2012

Donald (Don) Campbell Hadley, 92, of Roanoke County, died Wednesday evening, March 7, 2012, at his home. Donald was born in Salt Lake City on Jan. 1, 1920, a son of the late Charles and Maud Hadley. He had lived in Walla Walla for over 60 years before moving to the Roanoke area to be close to his family. He had served in the United States Army during World War II, had driven trucks most of his life and belonged to the Western Conference of Teamsters Union #556.

Donald was a longtime faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he was a high priest, served many positions as a Temple worker and had served with his wife, Roberta, on a mission in Texas. His favorite pastime was doing carpentry and building furniture out of wood. His wife called him a professional tinkerer. He was also preceded in death by his two sisters and three brothers.

Surviving is his devoted and loving wife of 66 years, Roberta Spencer Hadley; his children, Ethel Vivian (Vicki) Nelson and husband Dennis of Salt Lake City, Donna Marie Bohon and husband Roger of Roanoke County, David Spencer Hadley and wife Nancy, of Concord, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; his sisters, Darlene Henderson and husband James, and Beth Hadley, all of Salt Lake City.

A funeral service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Cotton Hill Road) on Monday, March 12, 2012, at 11 a.m. with Bishop Bennett McGraw conducting. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park with military honors. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel, 540-989-3131.


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