Memorial Services Set for Sherman Hadley

The longtime horseman died on October 8.

Q-Racing Journal

The Hadley family was the subject of a feature in People Magazine in 2010.

Memorial services have been set for Sherman Joe Hadley, a prominent horseman in the Intermountain region who died at the age of 53 on October 8.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 13, at the West Warren Ward, 856 N 5900 W, West Warren, Utah. A viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, October 12, at Myers Ogden Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd., and on Tuesday prior to the service at the church from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will be at West Warren Cemetary.

Hadley was born on September 13, 1962, in Ogden, Utah. In June 1990, he married Susan Surrage, and they did what they both had a passion for -- training race horses.

The Hadleys had two sons, Jordan Joe and Garrett James, who plan to continue their father’s legacy at the racetrack. Hadley enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, roping, and horse racing. His more successful horses included Legendary Dreamer, a graded stakes winner at Los Alamitos in 2004.

Hadley’s survivors include his wife, Susan, children Jordan (Jessica) Hadley and Garrett (Bailey Wilson) Hadley; father Blaine (Carol Jensen) and mother Neila Hadley; brothers Shaun (Anita) Hadley and Sid (Wendy) Hadley; sisters Sherry (Tim) Oliver, Sonya (Doug) Madsen, Sandee Hadley and families; in-laws, James (Joyce) Surrage; brothers-in-law, Jimmy (Jackie) Surrage, Chad (Theresa) Surrage, Tyler (Cynthia) Surrage, Shawn Surrage and families and his great friend, Courtnie Woerner.

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