Michael Hadlock, 11:00 AM Saturday, April 22, 201719-Apr-2017
Michael John Hadlock, 66, passed away on April 18, 2017. Michael was born in Ponca City, Ok on February 1, 1951 to Louis Ralph and Earline (Fulton) Hadlock. Michael was employed at General Motors and a proud member of the United Auto Workers 1999 Local Union. He served as the President of the Retiree’s Chapter. Michael was a member of the Newcastle Church of Christ. He was also a 32nd degree Mason. He was a 1969 graduate of Moore High School and also attended the University of Oklahoma
He also enjoyed trains and collecting Lyonel Model Trains. He also collected OU Memorabilia, eagles, Santa Clauses, M&M collectables. He enjoyed bowling, woodworking and playing Monopoly. Michael liked to watch Westerns, especially John Wayne, Gunsmoke and OU Football. He was known for his Christmas decorations and playing Santa Claus at Christmas. People would travel from all around, just to see his decorations. He collected Dept. 56 Christmas Villages.
Michael was a great story teller, with a great sense of humor. He had a kind loving, gentle heart and was a caretaker to many. He had a zest for life. Michael’s first love was his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, closely followed by being with his wife Helen and spending time with his family and helping retirees with their benefits from GM.
Michael is survived by his wife, Helen; 4 sisters, Tobi Johnstun and husband David and Carolyn Tysdal and husband Donald, Debra Kralik and husband Mark, and Shelly Morse and husband Kenneth. He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Earline Hadlock; birth mother, Loretta Mae Hadlock; and 2 sisters, Judy Delay and Lynette Tripp.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that if you would like, to make a donation in Michael’s name to the American Diabetes Association. Funeral services will be on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the chapel of John Ireland Funeral Home 120 S. Broadway. Interment to follow at the Moore Cemetery. A luncheon will be provided at The Station, the new Moore Community Center at 700 S. Broadway in Moore from 12:00 – 2:00 PM. Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, Moore, OK.