Richard Bradley Hadden, of Richmond, unexpectedly departed this life at the very young age of 43, in Lexington, Kentucky. Richard was born in Lexington, the son of Richard T. Hadden and Theresa James, both of whom survive. He was a graduate of Bourbon County High School as well as Wyo Tech and was a disabled veteran, having served in the Army as a E-5 Sergeant with the 101st Airborne Division as a Sapper and honored with a Bronze Star. He had been baptized and was passionate about the Norse Church and was a member of the American Legion in Millersburg.
In addition to his parents Rick and Theresa, he is survived by two children, Jackson William Grant Hadden, Kailen Bradleigh Hadden; a half-sister, Katherine Michelle Tuttle; and a half-brother, Christopher Lee Hadden. Also surviving who loved him dearly are several uncles, aunts, and cousins.
His maternal grandparents, Bill and Geneva James, and paternal grandparents, Roland and Helen Hadden preceded him in death.
There will be a memorial gathering on Saturday, December 2, 2023, at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. with a memorial service to follow officiated by his uncle, Tommy Hadden. The family has chosen a private inurnment to be held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations to the funeral home to help the children with funeral expenses or to the Disabled Veterans, www.help.dav.org. www.hintonturner.com