HARDAWAY, James "Dick" Kenneth, 85, of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday November 28, 2012. He is survived by his beloved wife, Grace Pride Hardaway; sisters-in-law, Mae Daniel of Barboursville, W.Va., and Christine Hardaway of Blackstone; 48 nieces and nephews, three stepchildren; "adopted" daughters, Renee Oliva and Sherry Mueller of Chesterfield; and his lap dog, Chelsea. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Carroll Hardaway; parents, William Kenneth and Mary Garland Hardaway; brothers, William and Wallace Hardaway. James served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from Reynolds Metals after 28 years of service. He had a passion for his woodworking, service to his church and others. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Road (Rte. 10). His funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Lake View Cemetery in Blackstone, Va., at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shiloh Pentecostal Holiness Church, 3400 Courthouse Rd., N. Chesterfield, Va. 23236.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.