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Donald Paul Hardy Sr.
Nov. 6, 1931 - Dec. 4, 2013
CLERMONT, Fla. â€” Donald Paul Hardy Sr., 82, Clermont, Fla., passed away Dec. 4, 2013 at Health Central in Ocoee, Fla.
He was born Nov. 6, 1931 in Nokomis, Ill. son of Edna Buchholz and Wesley Hardy. On Dec. 17, 1950 he was united in marriage to Maxine Ruth Henderson in Hibbard. He worked as a heavy equipment supervisor and was a local resident since 2008 from Plymouth. His four siblings preceded him in death. Surviving is his wife of 63 years Maxine; children Wesley (Carol) Hardy, Fort Wayne; Donna Ruth (Keith) Harris, Michigan City; Jan (Rick) Deardorff, Clermont, Fla.; Dennis (Reggie) Hardy, Phoenix, Ariz. and Donald P. (Wynn) Hardy Jr., Charleston, S.C.; 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. The funeral service for Donald Hardy will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at Grace Community Church, 14244 Johns Lake Road, Clermont, Fla. Reverend Jon Bekemeyer, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at the funeral home. BECKER FUNERAL HOME, 806 W. Minneola Ave., Clermont, FL 34711. Telephone 352-394-7121. Messages of condolence can be left for the family at beckerfamilyfuneral.com.