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James E. "Buttons" Hadley

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James E. "Buttons" Hadley, 58, of Harrisburg, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018 in Harrisburg Hospital.  He was born on October 2, 1959 in Harrisburg and is a son of Odell Hadley, Sr. and Ruth M. (Coleman) Hadley of Palm Dale, CA.

James graduated in 1979 from Carlisle High School and shortly thereafter enlisted in the US. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1983.  James was currently operating his own heating and air conditioning business in Harrisburg.  He formerly worked at Fry Communications, Mechanicsburg and the PA State Maintenance Department in Harrisburg.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one son, Elijah Worley of Harrisburg, daughters; Cherie Wiley of Charlotte, NC, Keairra Hopkins, Khidhr Hopkins and Khalanna Hadley all of Harrisburg, his wife, Angel O. (Hopkins) Hadley, sisters; Lindora Coleman Johnson of Carlisle, Debbie Potts of Atlanta, GA, Betty Thomas of Akron, OH, Edith Day of York and Gloria Thompson of Asbury Park, NJ, brothers; Odell Hadley, Jr. of Los Angeles, CA, Bruce and Michael Hadley both of Palm Dale, CA, Ronald Hadley of Santa Barbara, CA, Pastor Duane Coleman of Harrisburg and Gary Coleman of York, stepsons; George Hopkins and Reginald Hopkins both of Harrisburg, uncle, Ronald Coleman of Carlisle, 10 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by sisters; Donna Nealy and Leona Palmer and uncle, Richard Coleman.

A viewing will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 followed by funeral services at 12:30 p.m. in the Carlisle Alliance Church, 237 E. North St., Carlisle with Pastor Duane Coleman officiating.  Burial will be private at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements.


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I was shocked to hear of Buttons passing. He, Buzz and I would go on long bike rides in our younger years. I will miss him dearly. May God Comfort the Family...Lisa Sims Sweger
 You are a great man James. I am glad to have met you and honored to have you as part of my journey in this thing called life. I know your family has gained an amazing angel to watch over them! Until we meet again James!

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