Melvin Daniel Hadley of Jasper passed away June 21, 2022. He was 81. Melvin was born March 7, 1941 in Eugene to Dwain and Velma Vesta (Rose) Hadley. Melvin spent 10 years in the United State Navy as a Boatswain’s Mate from 1958 to 1968. After the Navy he worked as a postman, carpenter, and a mechanic before he retired. He is preceded in death by his wife, Irene Wise, in 2002. He is survived by his children: Rocky Hadley of Springfield, Robin Ryker of Jasper, Kelly Hadley of Kansas, Tracy Hadley of Kansas and Crystal Wise of California; sister, Virginia Walters of Marcola; 13 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. A celebration of life is being scheduled for a later date in Jasper. Services by Major Family Funeral Home.