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Obituary: Rev. Hubert Hadley, 87, Adair Co. native

Rev. Hadley was the patriarch of a large family with deep roots in Adair Co., KY. He leaves 87 direct living descendants. Rev. Hadley was a highly respected Separate Baptist minister and was a founder and charter member of Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church. . He had pastored several Indiana churches. He had retired after 38 years at Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, IN.

Rev. Hubert Hadley, age 87, years of Columbus, IN, died Monday, March 1, 2010, inColumbus, IN.

The funeral service will be at 1pmET/Noon, CT, Thursday March 4, 2010 at the Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church, 1010 S. Main Street, Edinburgh, IN, with Rev. Mark Polston and Rev. Guy Hardin, the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Rest Haven Cemetery, South Eisenhower Expressway and US 31,Edinburgh, IN. Visitation will be from 4pmET too 8pmET, Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at the Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church, and one hour prior to the service on Thursday, March 4, 2010, at the church.

Rev. Hubert Hadley, 87 Adair Co., KY, native (1922-2010)

Rev. Hubert Hadley was the son of the late William and Lora Burton Hadley of Adair Co., KY. He was born Thursday, August 31, 1922 in Adair County, KY, and died Monday, March 1, in Columbus, Bartholemew Co., IN, at the age of 87 years, 6 months, and 2 days.

He is survived by his wife, Bessie Hopkins Hadley of Columbus, IN and the following:
  • Sons: Kenneth (Charlotte) Hadley, Larry (Brenda) Hadley, Clifford, Hadley; Bob (Linda) Hadley all of Columbus, IN; Hubert (Mary) Hadley of North Vernon, IN; and Timothy Hadley of Scipio, IN

  • Daughters: Betty Denton, Sue Burton, Janet Hadley, Cindy Hadley, Charlotte Hadley, all of Columbus, IN, and Patty Lee Jones of Orleans, IN

  • And 35 grandchildren and 40 great grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Howard Ray Hadley, and five brothers, Calvin, Scott, Avery, Willard and Pete; and six sisters, Bertha Burton, Mayme Shepherd, Dorothy Feese, Audre Hadley and Edith Holt

He had retired as a tester for Cummins Engine Company in 1983 after 38 years service.

Rev. Hadley had pastored several church in Indiana: Shiloh Separate Baptist Church, Jewell Village Separate Baptist Church, Pleasant Valley Separate Baptist Church.

He also taught Sunday School and was a charter member and helped build theEdinburgh Separate Baptist Church.

Arrangements by Myers - Reed Funeral Chapel, 25th Street, Columbus, IN.
Basic information in this obituary courtesy Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home and Betty Denton, the Myers-Reed Funeral Home, and others. posted and archived as a courtesy to the family and readers by Grissom Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY and other sponsors and advertisers.

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2010-03-03 - Photo courtesy Betty Denton. Edinburgh, INRev. Hubert Hadley, Adair Co., KY, native (1922-2010)
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