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Sam Hadley, Jr.

August 27, 1929 — March 25, 2024

New Philadelphia

Sam Hadley, Jr.

Sam Hadley, Jr., age 94, of Dover, died peacefully, Monday, March 25, 2024, while in Community Hospice Truman House at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.

Born in his family home in Fairfield Township on August 27, 1929, Sam was a son of the late Samuel and Elizabeth Janie (Raper) Hadley.

He was a graduate of New Philadelphia High School and then began a career with Greer Steel.

After retirement, Sam enjoyed working at his house.  He was also a gifted mechanic.

Sam is survived by his wife, the former Mary Jane Whitaker whom he married on December 30, 1949; his extended family, Chris (Patty) Born, Norman (Beverly) Born, Elizabeth Hadley, Tim Hadley, Steve McDaniel, Susan McDaniel Morris, Pam (Tom) Harmon, Jack (Gennie) McDaniel; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents Sam was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Hadley; sister, Irene Hadley Born; brother, Alan “Bud” Hadley; and sister-in-law, Ruth McDaniel.

 The family welcomes friends to attend the graveside service on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 1:00 PM at Ridgecrest Memorial Gardens at Dover.

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