Robert Bruce Hadley



Swansboro- Robert Bruce Hadley “Bob”, 67 passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at UNC Nash Healthcare. He was born January 2, 1951 in Richmond, VA son of the late, John A. and Mary Ann Hall Hadley.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Swansboro with Father Don Baribeau officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. There will be a Celebration of Life service at a later date in Wilton, IA.

Bob graduated from Beaufort High School in 1969 and then served six years in the USMC and was Honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant. Bob then moved to Las Vegas and began what would be his favorite job of all time as a dealer at the Golden Nugget. He retired from Advance Auto in Swansboro as a retail parts pro. He was a member of the NRA and loved to spend time traveling with his wife and going to see Kenny Rogers in concert. He also loved playing online poker, Steven King novels, Sci-Fi movies, bowling, and spending time with his friends and family.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Lori Hartley Hadley, whom he married on Sept. 4, 1999 in Myrtle Beach, SC, of the home; daughter, Hannah Swinson of Midway Park; four grandchildren; brothers, John Hadley, Jr. (Tanis) of Colombia, MD, Michael Hadley (Cindy) of Cedar Point, NC, and James Hadley (Danielle) of Swansboro; brother and sister in laws, Richard and Patricia Hartley of Carroll, IA, Thomas and Deborah Hartley of Wilton, IA, and Wesley Furne of Davenport, IA; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by father and mother in law, Roland and Betty Hartley, and sisters in law, Kathryn Furne and Susan Hartley.