Published 8:47 am Saturday, March 29, 2003
Mr. Donald Hardy, 56, of 3489 U.S. Highway 17 South, Chocowinity, died Friday, March 28, 2003, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
A funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Service, Washington, with D.J. Maxey and Mike Caton officiating. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Hardy was born in Pitt County on Nov. 25, 1946. He was the son of Sadie Haddock Hardy of Farmville and the late Leon Hardy. On Oct. 23, 1965, he married the former Patricia Dunbar, who survives. He was the owner and operator of Hardy's Body Shop, The Gambler Racing Team and Choco Service Center. He was a member of Haw Branch Christian Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Lisa H. Ingalls of Washington; one son, Jeff Hardy of Washington; five sisters, Helen Manning and Mavis Woolard, both of Washington, Nellie Jones and Alice Faye Jones, both of Vanceboro, and Vivian Coward of Grimesland; two brothers, Eugene Hardy of Greenville and Billy Hardy of Beaufort; and one grandchild.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Hardy.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hillside Funeral Service, Washington, and at other times at the home.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be directed to The American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.