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Wallace G. Hardie, Jr.

SHELBY: Wallace G. Hardie, Jr. age 85, resident of Shelby died Saturday October 27, 2012 in Hospice House in Ashland.

Born March 8, 1927 in Cleveland to Wallace G. and Frances (Jones) Hardie the majority of his life was spent in Shelby. He had attended Ohio University and was employed as an underwriter with the Shelby Mutual Insurance Agency retiring in 1989 after thirty nine years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving during WWII.

Wal was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church where he had served as a volunteer Treasurer and was a member of the original church building committee. He was instrumental in the organizing of the Park Village development in Shelby. Wal was an active volunteer with the Fish organization and Meals On Wheels and along with his wife Bonnie, received the Jess Rath award. He had served on the board of Scout Troop 403 and Johnny Appleseed Boy Scout Council. Wal had a passion for woodworking and restoring furniture.

Surviving are his wife Bonnie (Crum) Hardie whom he married May 21, 1949; his daughter Ann (Tim) Theaker of Mansfield; his son Andrew (Sherry) Hardie of Rogers, Arkansas; four grandchildren Chelsea (Taylor) Mobley of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Libby Theaker of New York, New York and Scott (Britten) Hardie and Ashley Hardie all of Rogers, Arkansas; one great grandson Paydon Hardie of Rogers, Arkansas; one brother John (Sally) Hardie of Kitty Hawk, N.C. and cousins Moe (Chris) Griffiths and David (Sharon) Dahmen, all of California.

Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday November 1, 2012 from the Trinity United Methodist Church in Shelby. Reverend Edna Stahl will officiate. Memorial expressions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church. Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Published in the News Journal on Oct. 30, 2012
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