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.
Jones Funeral Home - Swansboro
Saturday July 7th, 2018
407 Hammocks Road
Swansboro, NC 28584
Special Instructions: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.Text me the address
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My thoughts and prayers are with Bob’s family and friends.I remember many,many weekends with Bob fishing as a child.Thank you for giving us your time! May God comfort all his loved ones.
Submitted by Dana Justice on Jul 8 2018 08:55:13 PM
My thoughts and prayers go out to Bob's family and friends at this difficult time. May God keep you close and comfort you.
Submitted by Carolyn Simmons on Jul 7 2018 11:51:18 AM
Sorry for your loss. What can we do at times like these but submit all our cares to the “God of all comfort”. He cares for us through all our pain. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)
Submitted by C. Williams on Jul 6 2018 07:40:03 AM
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Yvonne Gallagher lit a candle on Jul 5 2018 09:08:22 PM
So sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers
Submitted by Yvonne Gallagher on Jul 5 2018 09:06:33 PM
Lori and family: so sorry for your loss even though I never met Bob I feel I got to know him through FB and Lori. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Submitted by Vicki KressPlett on Jul 5 2018 08:01:47 PM
So sorry to hear such bad news Lori. I was hoping and praying Bob would get better and y’all could go home soon. I feel like I knew him even though we never got the chance to meet. I know he loved you with all his being and you him. Sending healing prayers to you and the family during your time of sorrow. Love you lots dear friend and if you need to chat I’m here.
Submitted by Deborah Amburn on Jul 5 2018 06:16:34 PM
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