Ogden, Billie H. Hadley, 89, died Monday, October 7, 2013 at Mt. Ogden Health Center of Alzheimer’s. He was born August 30, 1924 in Ogden, UT the son of Wilbur and Lygia Hunsaker Hadley.
He attended Weber High School. After high school he traveled to CA and joined the Merchant Marine’s from 1943 to 1945.
Billie married Joan Thomas on February 16, 1946 in Ogden, UT.
Billie and Joan moved to CA in 1949 where he worked as an apprentice for Los Angeles plumbing. They moved back to UT in June 1951.
He started working at Associated Pipe in 1966. In 1972 he went into his own plumbing business.
He was a member of the UA Local 140 and retired in 1986.
After retirement Billie loved traveling in his motor home. Him and Joan traveled across the United States to New York and back.
He also loved painting as his hobby and has left the family many beautiful pictures. He loved golfing with his pals Evin, Ed and cliff. He also loved trips to Wendover.
He was very good natured and a joy to be around. He was a very handsome man and had the nick name of handsome Hadley.
Bill was survived by his daughter Connie (Curt) Hamilton, a sister Barbra and a brother Jay; Six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three sons, Terry, Steven, an infant son Clay and a sister Donna.
Special thanks to Country Pines & Symbii Hospice for their wonderful care.
Graveside services will be Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 36th Street, Ogden, UT at 2:00 p.m.