COLBERT – R.T. Hardy, 74, died early Monday morning, March 19, 2012, at the Ty Cobb Healthcare Center in Comer.
Born in Banks County, he was the son of the late Ralph and Willie Mae Evans Hardy. Mr. Hardy was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Frank Hardy. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Bates Hardy, Colbert; children, Tammy Everett, Tennessee, Russell Hardy, Alabama, and James Hardy, Texas; siblings, Betty Turner, Athens, Mary Drake, Ila, and Aaron Hardy, Banks County; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, March 22, at 2 p.m., from the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Grey Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, March 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.