Franklin Hoadley Jr., 77, of Mitchell, SD, died Monday, August 17, 2020 at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell. A memorial service will be from 5-7:00 PM Friday, August 21, 2020 at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Franklin Harvey Hoadley Jr. was born on March 2, 1943 in Bentonville, OH to Franklin and Lucy (Hamilton) Hoadley. Franklin graduated high school in Manchester, OH in 1962.
After high school, Franklin enlisted in the Air Force in September of 1962. He was stationed in Goose Bay Labrador Air Force Base in Canada, and honorably discharged in January of 1966. After his service, Franklin worked for United States Postal Service in Sioux Falls for multiple years.
Franklin was united in marriage to Irene (Rose) on August 9, 1980 in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Scotland, SD.
Franklin enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Franklin is survived by his wife, Irene; children, Shane Hoadley, TX, Shelley Gutierrez, TX, Chad Hoadley, Sioux Falls, SD, Ashley Hoadley, Mitchell, SD, and Lindsey (Ryan) Thompson, Watertown, SD; grandchildren, Angie Gutierrez, Alyssa Hoadley, Braxton Clark, Conor Thompson, Zayden Thompson, and Kash Fiebelkorn; siblings, Donald (Betty Jo) Hoadley, Loreena “Kay” Moore, Robert (Itha) Jarvis, Ivy Gallagher, Harold (Grace) Jarvis, Clearance Jarvis, Bertha Jarvis, and Martha Jarvis; brother-in-law, Allen (Tamara) Rose; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert Jarvis; and sister-in-law, Arlene Kayser.