George Theodore Hardy was born March 22, 1925 in Benton Harbor, MI to Clement Gabriel and Imogene Hardy. Ted was one of seven children. He served in the US Army/Airforce as a Pilot in WWII. A long-time member of Parkwood Baptist Church; he also served as a Deacon and led a Sunday School Class for thirty-plus years. An avid golfer, he enjoyed finishing his working days as the ranger on the golf course at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. He passed February 17, 2017.
Ted and Dot were both 91 at the time of their passing; and they were blessed with 72 years of marriage.
They were predeceased by both sets of parents, their son, Steven Theodore Hardy, and three of Ted’s sisters.
They are survived by: three children: Ann (Gary) McDonald, Jill (Greg) Leach, and Scott (Linda) Hardy. Five Grandchildren: Erin (Jeff Walker) McDonald, Colleen (Andrew) Seese, Jennifer (Brandon) Harrell, Jonathan Theodore Hardy, and Trevor Gregory Leach. Four Great-grandchildren: Meagan, Andrew Jr, and Harry Seese, and Magdalene Grace Harrell. Ted’s three sisters: Paula Schroeder, Lucy Schmidt and Norma Clem, Dot’s Sister, Betty Garrett. Many nieces, nephews, and friends.
There will be a dual-memorial service held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1 PM, Parkwood Baptist Church, 7900 Lone Star Rd., Jax., FL 32211
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later time.
In lieu of flowers please donate to your local Veteran’s organization or charity of choice.