BRUCE Hoadley

Profile Updated: October 25, 2017
Residing in: Sonoma, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Julie Conger
College affiliations: NC State
UC Berkeley
Occupation/s: Statistician
Children: Kristen E. Hoadley
Darah L. Hoadley
Mitchell L. Hoadley
Comments:

Establishing this web site is a great idea.

School story:

I was a flute player in the band and a basketball player. The two did not mix. The basketball players teased me mercilessly until I decided to quit the band. Their favorite retort was, "Hoadley and his sk#& flute." Bob Barns, the band leader, was pis#%*. This turned out to be a good move. Basketball was a lot more profitable than flute playing. By the way, I played the flute, because it was the only instrument that the family owned and money was short.

Favorite Broughton class:

Algebra II - I still use algebra in my daily life - even at 77 years old.

Favorite Broughton event:

Basketball games.

Many hometowns or mostly Raleigh?

Berkeley, CA. Holmdel, NJ. Morehead City, NC. Sonoma, CA. The last two tied for favorite.

Grandchildren:

6 - when you count adopted and sperm bank Grandchildren.

Great grandchildren:

None

Most beloved pet:

Nino, the Portuguese Water Dog - lives with us now and is 8 years old.

Current hobbies & activities:

Writing a Memoire, Webmaster, IT for Rec Center, Workouts in home gym, Partying - Friends

Best vacation:

Two weeks skiing in Aspen CO for 10 years

Favorite college team:

NC State Basketball - I watch the Mark Gottfried show in CA

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Oct 29, 2019 at 10:06 AM

Hey Gus, your prayer worked. You may turn me into a religious man. The main fire is about 40 miles north of us. One source of confusion is that we live in the town of Sonoma not the county of Sonoma. However, we are being bedeviled by power outages that the electric company does as a safety precaution. We were out for two days and will be out for another 2 days starting at 8am this morning. I have a small generator that handles the kitchen. So during the power outage, we live in the kitchen. But it is still a huge pain in the ass. So, refocus your prayer towards no more power outages. And, if that works, let me know what church you belong to.

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Oct 28, 2019 at 3:49 PM

Posted on: Jun 07, 2019 at 7:06 PM

Bruce's grandchildren at his 80th birthday party. Left to Right (1) Adrian ,(2) Amari (left) with friend Niah, (3) Grandsons (L to R) Finn, Jacob, Kai

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Jun 07, 2019 at 2:54 PM

Bruce Hoadley's clan at his 80th birthday party

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Jun 05, 2019 at 3:57 PM

At my 80th birthday party a photo of our kids, their spouses, and their kids.

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Jun 04, 2019 at 8:15 PM

Posted on: Jun 04, 2019 at 8:13 PM

In my previous comment, for some reason, the photos did not show up. Here they are:

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Jun 04, 2019 at 8:04 PM

On June 2nd I turned into a really old man - the big 80 - and getting grouchier by the day. We had a party at our Sonoma home for the immediate family members, who could make it. I include the attached photos: From left to right - Granddaughter Adrian, The Whole Clan, Granddaughter-in-law Amari (on left) with Friend Noah, Grandson-in-law Zach, and Grandsons (L to R) Finn, Jacob, and Kai.

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May 04, 2019 at 12:33 PM

I am very saddened and unnerved by Bill Shinn’s passing. He was a great friend in High School. We were basketball teammates starting in the 8th grade. We always reconnected at reunions as if no time had passed. I have very fond memories of interacting with Bill and his amazing wife, Noel, at our 50th reunion, which was the last time that I saw him. At that time, he looked and acted young and vigorous as if he would live forever. God bless Bill Shinn. Mr. Needham Broughton was a great guy and led a very productive life. We all looked up to him. 

Attached is a newspaper photo of Bill and me called the Cap’s One-Two Punch. 

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May 03, 2019 at 8:33 PM

Here is a photo that I took of Bill Shinn's amazing wife, Noel, at our 50th Reunion.

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Here is a photo that I took of Bill Shinn at the 50th reunion.

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Posted on: Feb 13, 2019 at 7:17 PM

Last August 4th, on her 56th birthday, my daughter Kristen got married. Here we are dancing at the wedding. I declare, Kristen is almost as good looking as her Dad. Others have tagged this photo as the “Beauty and the Beast.”

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Feb 16, 2019 at 9:42 AM

Posted on: Feb 13, 2019 at 2:08 PM

My wife, Julie Conger, has been showing and breeding champion Portuguese Water Dogs for 15 Years. After three unsuccessful attempts in years past, her emerging super-star stud dog, Bernie, just won Best of Breed at the Westminster Dog Show. And in the Working Group competition, Bernie made the cut (top 8 out of 30 – all Best of Breeds). Attached is a photo of Bernie. That is one handsome dog.

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Jul 23, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Posted on: Jul 22, 2018 at 5:59 PM

Hi Johanna, Did you survive your 79th birthday unscathed? I hope so. On my 79th birthday I noticed a disturbing phenomenon - another body part fell victim to the second law of thermodynamic - entropy always increases. This year my right knee went bad.

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Jun 06, 2018 at 6:31 PM

Posted on: Jun 06, 2018 at 9:49 AM

I played basketball at NC State for 4 years, but my career was somewhat disappointing. In High School I was All State, so I thought that I was hot shit - a dillusion. On our freshman team at NC State there were 14 guys on full scholarship. I was a starter but just barely. During my varsity career I started about one third of the time. However, there was one very bright spot. During my Sophomore year I was a second stringer on a very good team. After beating Cincinnati with Oscar Robertson we were rated the number one team in the country. We ended up #4. I would always claim that the first string was so good because they had to play against us in practice.

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Posted on: Nov 08, 2017 at 7:51 PM

After reading Billy Dunlap's 60th Reunion greetings I realized how i lost the Student Council Sargent at Arms election in 1956. John Jivatode colluded with the Russians to steal the election. I demand that John be retroactively impeached. What do you think?

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Posted on: Oct 30, 2017 at 1:13 PM

Hello NBHS Class of 1957, How did your 60th reunion go? What was the most memorable event at the reunion?

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This photo was taken in Oct., 2017 in my home office,
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This is the label for the wine made from the grapes in our vineyard. It shows the view from our house in Sonoma, CA. The vineyard is in the foreground. The floating dog is our original grand champion Portuguese Water Dog called Joaquin The Dog.
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Bruce Hoadley in about 2012
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Bruce and his wife, Julie Conger, taken in 2009.
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Making wine from the grapes in our vineyard in 2008.
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Morning View from Bruce's House in Sonoma, CA.
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We owned this house on Bogue Sound near Morehead City from 1987 to 2007. We sold it to buy our current house in Sonoma, CA.
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Bruce's Three Children. Left to Right: Kristen, Mitchell, Darah
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Julie Conger, Bruce's Second Wife. Or, as Bill Shinn Would Say, Bruce's Third Wife
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Hard Drinking Bachelor Between Marriages.
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