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Richard Lloyd Hadley

October 8, 1930 — November 8, 2022

Richard Lloyd Hadley

Born October 8th, 1930 in Oakland, California to 
Bill Hadley and Ruth Ellis Olsen.
Richard passed away at home in South Jordan 
November 8th, 2022.
Richard's mother passed away at a young age 
of 32 from leukemia, from that time Richard 
lived with his grandparents (Swells in Odgen).
Richard has two brothers and one sister Bill, Bob, & Diane.
Richard graduated from Murray High and 
worked at Safeway. He went into the Navy at 18 years of age, he would serve during the 
Korean War. He did golden glove boxing in the 
He also served in the Air Force later in life.

He met the love of his life Marie.
They were married 1953. They had four 
children Rose Maire, Lyn David, Bonnie Jo, and Richard Lloyd Hadley Jr., who died shortly after 
They lived in Kearns where Richard was a 
charter member of the volunteer fire 
Richard (Dick) loved working with his hands and 
did all kinds of construction, from building 
airplane rocking horses for children to working 
on high rise construction. After obtaining his 
contractor license, he built our home in 
Later in life he got his real estate license and 
worked for Probe real estate.

He was always giving his time & skills to help 
He spent countless hours picking up and 
delivering food to those who needed it.
Whenever anyone needed something, he 
would do what he could to get it done. If he 
saw someone needed help, he would roll up his 
sleeves and dig in. He was extremely hard 
working and was not afraid to try and do 
something different.
Dick had a great voice and would sing for church and other activities.
He would often sing for Marie.
Dick gave himself to his family, community and 
the Lord without question.
Richard and Marie were very passionate 
about the outdoors, especially fishing and 

His strong personnel integrity was one that set 
an example for others.
I know we were blessed having Richard in our 
lives, we would not be the same as we are.
We are happy he is having the reunions with all 
his loved ones, even though we miss him.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 12 at 10:30 am, with a viewing from 9:30–10:15 am at the South Jordan 1st Ward, 2450 West 10400 South. Interment, West Weber Cemetery.

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