James Hart Scadden Sr. of South Ogden will celebrate his 80th birthday. Family and friends may attend an open house in his honor from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the 49th ward church, 4210 S. 300 West, Riverdale.
He was born Sept. 28, 1933, in Ogden to Robert Henry and Catherine Hart Scadden. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years during the Korean War.
He married Helen Ann Doyle in December 1956. They have been married for 57 years. Together they had five sons. Their children and spouses are James Jr. and Diann Scadden, Daniel and Wendy Scadden, David and Wanda Scadden, Robb and Teresa Scadden, and Chris and Deanna Scadden.
He worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad for 40 years and worked part time at Clix Service Station for several years.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and bowling with his sons and family. He still enjoys bowling and bowls on a friendship bowling league at Ben Lomond Lanes.
He has 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.