James Ray Hardy, 87, of Shepherdsville, died on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.
He was a Navy veteran, a member of Bullitt Lodge 155 F&AM, oldest continuous Real Estate license in Bullitt County, a member of the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, past president of the Kentucky State Hardware Association and retired owner and operator of the old Henderson Hardy Furniture Store.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Ella hardy; and his sister, Eloise Harned.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Frances Hardy; his son, Samuel Hardy of Shepherdsville; aunt, Lounetta Williams of Shepherdsville; sister-in-law, Norma Weller; and many nieces and nephews.
Private family funeral services were held on Friday at Maraman Billings Funeral Home in Shepherdsville with burial in Hebron Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at maramanbillings.com