Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

October 1, 2013

William Hardy

CROSSVILLE — Aug. 1, 1940—Sept. 24, 2013

Bro. William "Bill" Paul Hardy, 73, of Crossville, passed away Sept. 24, 2013. Funeral service will held Saturday, Sept. 28, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glade Creek Cemetery.

He was born Aug. 1, 1940, in Maysville, KY, the son of Leroy and Velva Hardy. He worked for more than 40 years as a truck driver and was a minister since Dec. 14, 1975. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during Vietnam, and was a member of Jonesville Baptist Church. He was a kind-hearted and caring Christian man who was always willing to give. He searched and found the good in everything and everyone. He had a keen interest in antiques and flea markets.

He is survived by his wife, Glenna Hardy of Crossville; children, Beverly Gil of Houston, TX, Jeffrey Hardy of Mena, AR, Carol Bolin and Curt Butler, both of Crossville; brother, John Hardy of Ohio and Claude Hardy of Kentucky; sister, Frances Weaver of Kentucky; grandchildren, Preston Hardy of Texarkana, TX, Derek Bolin of Crossville, Nick Bolin of Sparta and Cory Kilker, also of Texarkana; and great-granddaughter, Alexis Bolin.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Clarence Hardy, and sister, Nettie Kate.

Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.

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