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Bro. Ralph W. Hadley

January 12, 1938 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 84)

Obituary

Bro. Ralph W. Hadley, 84, of Columbia, KY died Sunday, May 22, 2022 at T. J. Health Columbia.  He was born in Fairplay, KY on January 12, 1938 to the late William and Nona Lawhorn Hadley.

Bro. Hadley was the former Pastor at Tabor Community Church for 28 years and former Chaplain for the Adair County Rescue Squad.  He also formerly worked in the produce department at Houchens Grocery.  He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Bobbie Bunch Hadley of Columbia, KY; seven sons Mitchell Hadley of Russell Springs, Jeffrey Hadley (Kim) of Columbia, KY, Jerry Hadley (Vickie) of Jamestown, KY, Frankie Hadley (Rejeena) of Columbia, KY, Billy Hadley (Patricia) of Columbia, KY, Anthony Hadley (Lori Kelsay) of Columbia, KY and Chris Hadley of Columbia, KY; eight grandchildren Kyle Hadley, Ashley Burns, Kristy Claywell, Joshua Hadley, Mariah Peters (Joe), Kenisha Kelsay, McKenzie Myers and Karlee Kelsay; nine great grandchildren; five siblings Bro. Elbert Hadley (Edith), Dallas Hadley (Julie), Carnell Hadley (Debbie) and Wanda Helm (Bud) all of Fairplay, KY and Joyce Fair of Columbia, KY; special friends Darrell and Wanda Karnes, Cheyenne Morgan and Chandler Bennett and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law Pamela June Hadley, a grandson-in-law Brandon Burns and a brother-in-law Ed Corbin.

Funeral services will be 1:00pm Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the McClister Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 2:00pm-8:00pm and will continue on Thursday morning until time for the service at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Bro. Darrell Karnes will be officiating and pallbearers will be Bro. Mike Helm, Bro. Craig Huddleston, Bro. Pat Smith, Bro. Rodney Karnes, Bro. Paul Bledsoe and Bro. Larry Brown.  Honorary pallbearers will be Bro. Kerry Yates, Bro. Ralph Foster, Bro. Lonnie Karnes, Chandler Bennett, Billy Morrison, Bradley Karnes, Mike Hagan and Dennis Selby.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 25, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
STOTTS-PHELPS-McQUEARY FUNERAL HOME
210 GREENSBURG STREET
COLUMBIA, KY 42728

Funeral Service
Thursday
May 26, 2022

1:00 PM
STOTTS-PHELPS-McQUEARY FUNERAL HOME
210 GREENSBURG STREET
COLUMBIA, KY 42728

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