Grady Alexander Hardin, Jr., 67

Born: Sun., Jan. 11, 1948
Died: Thu., Dec. 24, 2015


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 27, 2015
Location: Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Mon., Dec. 28, 2015
Location: Walls Baptist Church

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Mr. Grady Hardin, Jr., 67, of Bostic, died Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, SC.
He was the son of Faye and Grady A. Hardin, Sr. Grady retired from Aeroquip, and was member of Walls Baptist Church and a Vietnam Army Veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Greene Hardin; a daughter, Crista Brown and her husband Scott, of Bostic; a son, Geoffrey Hardin and his wife Nicole, of Forest City; there are five grandchildren, Kollin Byers, Clayton Brown, Holden Hall, Kyleigh Hall, and Colby Hardin.
The Funeral will be conducted at 2:00 pm Monday, December 28, 2015 at Walls Baptist Church. The Rev. David Philbeck and Dr. Robert Toney will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Military Rites provided by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. Pallbearers are Geoffrey Hardin, Tyler Greene, Matt Greene, Darien Hill, Kollin Byers, Doyle Hollifield, Michael Greene and Sammy Greene.
The Visitation will be from 3 pm until 5 pm Sunday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043 or the Wounded Warrior Project, Suite 300, 4899 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
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Brenda Arrowood
   Posted Fri December 25, 2015
Carolyn and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Times like this are hard, but you are a strong person. Holding you close in thoughts and heart, wishing for a way to ease your pain.

Fran Abernathty
   Posted Fri December 25, 2015
Oh Crista I am so sorry for your loss. I will certainly keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Danny & Dianna Towery
   Posted Fri December 25, 2015
To the Family: We were college classmates with Junior at ICC. We know it must be extremely hard to lose a family member during the holidays. Please accept our sincere condolence of your loss.

Doug Huntley
   Posted Fri December 25, 2015
Junior graduated with me in the R-S Central Class of 1966. He was a good guy and a fellow Vietnam Vet. May precious memories and God's grace comfort you in the days ahead.

Linda Horton-Mahaffey
   Posted Fri December 25, 2015
Carolyn and family,

May the love of family and friends help you through your days ahead. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Linda Horton-Mahaffey

Terry Anders
   Posted Sat December 26, 2015
Family I am sorry for your loss. Me and Jr grew up together over on Collet St and went to church at Second Baptist. He was a good man and he loved his Grand children. I use to see him some at Hardees and he would talk about them a lot. Before I went to Nam I went down to talk to him about it and what to expect.I too will miss him. Once again I am so sorry. Take care and God knows what is best. Wish I could be there Monday but I have VA appointment that I have to keep.We will be praying for yall. Take care because we will see him again.

Joy Dotson(Joyce and Billy Ferguson's daughter)
   Posted Sat December 26, 2015
I am so sorry. I didn't realize Jr was sick. Such sad news for the holidays but the comforting thought is he got to spend Christmas with his Momma and Daddy as well as Jesus. I am at visiting my daughter at the beach but wanted to let y'all know you were in my thoughts.

Cozette Costs
   Posted Sat December 26, 2015
Carolyn and family Sam and I are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember Junior as a friend to all. He was always so friendly and fun to be around. He certainly will be missed. May God wrap his loving arms of comfort around you and your family. God Bless.

Annette Buchanan
   Posted Sat December 26, 2015
So sorry for your loss. I worked with Grady at Aeroquip and we shared many laughs togather. He always had a smile to share. He enjoyed talking of family and his wifes beautiful quilts. Keeping you all in my prayers.

Paul Mann
   Posted Sat December 26, 2015
Carolyn and Family,
Ann and I express our deepest sympathy and love to you and know that God is with you.

Junior was a good friend.

Paul Mann

chris bowen
   Posted Sat December 26, 2015
to family of grady hardin my prayers are with you through this trying time.grady was dear friend and customer at mccurry -deck going to trulely miss him ,i know hes in a better place...
may God bless you all......

Sandra Freeman Scarborough
   Posted Sat December 26, 2015
Jr. was a dear buddy in H.S., he nicknamed me Stumpy and never called me anything else. I wrote to him while he was in Viet Nam and prayed for him to be safe and return home. I left N.C. in 1970 when I married but there were some people and friends I have never forgotten and Jr. was one of them. God is lucky to have him in Heaven with Him. May God's love sustain you in this sad time and give you peace and comfort in the New Year. Sandee

Ken Daniel
   Posted Sat December 26, 2015
I grew up with Junior. We went to school together from 1st grade thru
high school. We were in the boy scouts together for a number of years. We were both military policemen in Vietnam. I have hundreds of pleasant memories of our times together. Rest in peace good buddy.

Inga Kish
   Posted Sun December 27, 2015

BALANCE EASEL SPRAY was sent by Inga Kish.

Our thoughts are with your family. Drs. Larry and Inga Kish CHS- Cleveland

   Posted Sun December 27, 2015
My thoughts & prayers are with all of you. God bless this family.

Nancy Jackson
   Posted Sun December 27, 2015
Carolyn and family...I am thinking of you in your sorrow and praying God will strengthen and heal your broken hearts in the days ahead.

Shannon Bradley
   Posted Mon December 28, 2015
Words can't express how saddened we are to hear of your loss. You all will be in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. We hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.

Bruce, Shannon, Airin & Samantha Bradley

The Kevin Hendrickson Family
   Posted Tue December 29, 2015
Grady will be sorely missed. He was a wonderful man with a great sense of humor. We wish those who loved him the best at this time of great loss.

Becky Bartles White
   Posted Tue December 29, 2015
I reconnected with Jr. last winter at the R-S Central mini-reunion. He was the same kind and caring person that I remembered from high school. He was proud of his family. My prayers are with you during this sad time.

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