FactsBorn: January 1, 1920
Death: March 7, 2012
Occupation: Served in the United States Army during World War II; had driven trucks most of his life
Hobbies: Carpentry & Building Furniture out of wood
Organizations: Belonged to the Western Conference of Teamsters Union # 556; Longtime Faithful Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Donald (Don) Campbell Hadley, 92, of Roanoke County, died Wednesday evening, March 7, 2012 at his home. Donald was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 1, 1920, a son of the late Charles and Maud Hadley. He had lived in Walla Walla, Washington 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 pass time 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, Utah; Donna Marie Bohon and husband, Roger, of Roanoke County; David Spencer Hadley and wife, Nancy, of Concord, California; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; his sisters, Darlene Henderson and husband, James; Beth Hadley, all of Salt Lake City, Utah. 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 11:00 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.
March 12, 2012, 11:00 AM
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Interment to follow with Full Military Honors
Sherwood Memorial Park
March 11, 2012, 3:00 PM
- 6:00 PM
Oakey's South Chapel
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