Michael Hadlock, 11:00 AM Saturday, April 22, 2017

19-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.

 


 


 
 

Judy D. Himes commented on 19-Apr-2017 08:24 PM
You will always be remembered as our friend, Rest In Peace.
Wes Abbott commented on 20-Apr-2017 09:35 PM
Mike was a friend and coworker for many years at GM. I thought so much of him, and his kind, thoughtful way of dealing with people. My thoughts and prayers are with the family, and the many friends he leaves behind. Rest in Peace, My friend. Wes Abbott
Bishop Fred H.Bobbitt and Evangelist Carol Forte-Bobbitt; UAW Chaplains commented on 21-Apr-2017 05:13 PM
Mr. President: We are truly going to miss you! Mike we will miss all of your wonderful stories about how you met Helen, about how you got oksanta1 as your email address and about how you loved Christmas and decorating your home. Rest in Paradise friend. Helen, we are praying for you and your family so that God will give you Peace during this time of Bereavement.
GARY COOK commented on 21-Apr-2017 09:49 PM
MIKE CARED FOR OUR UNION MEMBERS AS IF THEY WERE HIS FAMILY. OUR MEMBERSHIP OWES HIM A BIG THANK YOU . MIKES KINDNESS WILL ALWAYS REMIND ME OF HOW WE ARE SUPPOSE TO TREAT OTHERS.
Linda Patton commented on 22-Apr-2017 08:16 AM
Helen and family:
I am so sorry for your loss. Mike was one of the nicest, most sincerest people I have ever known.
He was a friend and helper to all who knew him. Everyone, especially the Retiree Chapter, will
miss Mike. You are very blessed to have had him.
Your friend, Linda Patton
Susan Carrillo commented on 22-Apr-2017 09:36 AM
My thoughts and prayers with you today and always. Love, Susie


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