Morris D "Doug" Hardymon (1927 - 2014)

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Morris D. "Doug" Hardymon, 86, of Homosassa, Florida, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness. He was born Nov. 28, 1927, in Newhall , West Virginia, to Roy and Helen (White) Hardymon, one of seven children. He grew up in Kentucky, before moving to Indiana at the age of 16. After serving his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, he began a machinist career that spanned over 45 years with General Motors plants in Muncie and Indianapolis, Indiana. He retired from Allison Transmission in Indianapolis and moved to Homosassa 21 years ago from there. Doug, as he was known to many, was a member of the GM Club of Citrus County and past member of Citrus County Corvette Club and the Touch of Class Corvette Club. Mr. Hardymon loved his dogs, Lucy and Missy, that he called his babies. He loved working in his yard. He was an avid country music and bluegrass fan.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Margaret L. Hardymon, Homosassa; son, Rick Hardymon, Indianapolis, Indiana; daughter, Julie Hardymon, Naples; daughter, Tina Hardymon, Land O' Lakes; brother, Howard (wife Ruby), Sarasota; sister, Josephine Warstler, Ft. Wayne, Indiana; brother, Carl (wife Nancy), Portland, Indiana; sister, Rita Mangas (husband Leon), Union City, Indiana; brother, Jack, Homosassa; sister, Debbie Williams (husband Lee), Land O' Lakes; grandchildren, Jennifer Baker (husband Doug), Indianapolis, Indiana; Ricky Hardymon (wife Brooke), Charleston, South Carolina; Rob Hardymon, Naples; and great-grandchildren, Trenton, Clayton and Landon Baker of Indianapolis, Indiana. Doug was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Gene Warstler.
Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, where a celebration of Doug's life will take place at 12 p.m., with Lee Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa. www.wilderfuneral.com.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle from July 9 to July 10, 2014
Morris D. "Doug" Hardymon
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