Billie "Bill" R. Hardy, 77, formerly of New Plymouth, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 in Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born Dec. 4, 1935 in Edsel, Kentucky, he was a son of Everett and Ila Hazel (Blevins) Hardy.
Bill loved the outdoors, especially when he was bow hunting and fishing.
A U.S. Army veteran.
Bill had retired as the plant superintendent from Capitol Manufacturing, working in Columbus and West Jefferson.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nell (Carroll) Hardy; daughter, Sheila (John) Gossard of London; son, Billy Kevin (Rebecca) Hardy of Sunbury; grandchildren, Justin Gossard, Ryan Hardy and Helen Hardy; brothers, Todd (Linda) Hardy of Grayson, Kentucky, Everett (Phyllis) Hardy Jr. of Patriot, Ohio and Eddie Lee (Sue) Hardy of Knoxville, Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Lucy Jolly and Cosetta Young; and brother, Ervin Hardy.
Funeral services were held at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St., London, Ohio. Pastor John Burchett officiated. Friends called at the funeral home from 4:30 p.m. until time of services.
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Madison Press on Aug. 20, 2013
Eberle-Fisher Funeral Home
103 North Main Street London, OH 43140