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Elmer Hadley

January 13, 1931 — December 10, 2021


January 13, 1931-December 10, 2021

Roy Hadley passed away December 10, 2021, in Farmington, Utah. He was born January 13, 1931, in West Weber, Utah to William Elmer Hadley and Edith Atkinson. He married Shirley Duncombe on December 23, 1947, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Shirley passed away on March 22, 2005. He married Frenna Anderson on May 5, 2005, in St. George, Utah. Frenna passed away on January 1, 2017.

Roy grew up in West Weber. His family spent many summers in California where his dad went for work. Roy enjoyed these summers. He attended Weber High School in Ogden, Utah.

While selling insurance, Roy learned to be a salesman and made that his career. After selling insurance, he became a salesman for Dubois Chemical. In 1975, he and his wife Shirley started their own chemical company, High Valley Chemical, where he excelled as a salesman.

Roy loved fishing and camping. He enjoyed summers spent on Lake Powell with his family. He loved animals, especially his horses. He loved going on riding adventures with his son Gene. He loved oil painting and painted many pictures for staff members of the places he resided at.

He was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints and served in many callings. Later in his life he served a mission in Kayenta, AZ with his wife Frenna.

Roy is survived by his children: Diane Campbell, Gene Hadley (Jeanene), Kris Hadley, Jill Nay (Bill). He is also survived by his stepchildren Melanie Robbins (Milton) and Kevin (Ann) Freestone as well as his brother Blaine Hadley and sister Carol Donaldson (Larry). He has 33 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Roy was preceded in death by Shirley Hadley (wife), Jerry Hadley (son), Frenna Hadley (wife), Scott Freestone (stepson) and Ardin Freestone (stepson).

Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 from 6-8pm at Lindquist’s Bountiful Mortuary, 727 N. 400 E.   Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, December 18, 2021 at the West Weber Cemetery, 4420 W. 950 N. Ogden, Utah.

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

6:00 - 8:00pm

Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary

727 N 400 E, Bountiful, UT 84010

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Saturday, December 18, 2021

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West Weber Cemetery

4590 950 N, Ogden, UT 84404

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