Hardy, Jack D. 73, went to be with the lord Thursday March 21, 2013. Jack was born on January 9, 1940 in Cobden, Illinois to Ernest and Edith Hardy. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Dolores Beckham, Juanita Pearson, Mary Lange and Pat Ledlow; brothers, Wayne and Les Hardy and grandson, Joshua Larazza. He is survived by his wife, Dottie Hardy of the home; children, Kim (Jerry) Turner of Braidwood, Illinois, Jack Jr ( Michelle) Hardy of Braidwood, Illinois, Lisa (Patrick) Conaughty of Pocahontas and John (Lora) Hardy of Diamond, Illinois; grandchildren Brittany and Cory Turner, Nick and Rachel Hardy, Seth and Amanda Conaughty, Taylor, Brooke and Nathan Hardy and great-granddaughter Taylor Larazza. Jack resided in Joliet/Plainfield, Illinois area, where he retired from material service. Afterwards Jack moved to Pocahontas, Arkansas where he enjoyed wood working and loved fishing with his grandchildren. Visitation will be in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home Monday, March 25, 2013 from 11:00-1:00 p.m. with funeral services following at 1:00 p.m. with Alma Hastings officiating. Burial will be at Randolph Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Jack Jr. Hardy, John Hardy, Patrick Conaughty, Seth Conaughty, Jerry Turner and Nick Hardy. McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.
Published in Herald News on Mar. 24, 2013