Published 9:04 am Sunday, March 30, 2003

By Staff
Mr. Donald W. Hardy. 56, of 3489 U.S. Highway 17 South, Chocowinity, died Friday, March 28, 2003 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville.
A funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Service with D.J. Maxey and Mike Caton officiating. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens.
The following will serve as pallbearers: Lee Spivey, Tex Coward, David Porter, Terry Spears, Donald Ray Purser and Tony Jackson.
Mr. Hardy was born Nov. 25, 1946 in Pitt County. He was the son of Sadie Haddock Hardy and the late Leon Hardy. On Oct. 23, 1965, Mr. Hardy married Patricia Dunbar, who survives.
Mr. Hardy 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 and one son Jeff Hardy, both of Washington; two brothers, Eugene Hardy of Greenville and Billy Hardy of Beaufort; five sisters, Helen Manning and Mavis Woolard, both of Washington, Nellie Jones and Alice Faye Jones, both of Vanceboro and Vivian Coward of Grimesland; and one grandson.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.
Arrangements by Hillside Funeral Service.