Russell W. Hadley, 61, of Homosassa, passed away Aug. 29, 2013. He was born to Willis and Kathleen (Surface) Hadley in Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 21, 1952.
Russell Hadley taught soccer and Little League baseball in Citrus County. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Post 4272 and a SAL member of American Legion Post 155.
Russell was an employee of Progress Energy for 39 years. He retired as plant manager on Sept. 1, 2012.
He is survived by his wife Lin Hadley; Russ's two sons, John Hadley of Providence, R.I., and Chad Hadley of Antioch, Ill., and their children, Keiran, Liam and Jack Hadley; two stepsons, Giuseppe Cimmino of Lawton, Okla., and Gino Cimmino of Glenville, N.Y., and their children Angelina, Giovanni and Nikko Cimmino.
His mother Kathleen (Surface) Hadley was senior regent of the Women of the Moose Clearwater Chapter 995, where they lived until moving to Inverness, Fla.
A memorial will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at VFW Post 8189 on Veterans Road, 352-795-5012, where his wife Lin Hadley is a lifetime member. In lieu of flowers donations to be sent to Crystal River Little League, P.O. Box 1775, Crystal River, FL 34423.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Sept. 8, 2013