NICHOLSON - Rev. Charles Hardy, 87, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born in Commerce, the son of the late Miles Lenord and Bessie Jane Bennett Hardy. He was a member of River of Life Worship Center, a United States Army Veteran and was a retired minister. Rev. Hardy was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie Elizabeth Lord Hardy.
Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Gosnell, Nicholson; sons, Tommy Whitehead and Andy Hardy, both of Nicholson; brother, Albert Hardy, Jefferson; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be at held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 24, at River of Life Worship Center with the Revs. Bruce Kesler, Bobby Ivester and Marty Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Nicholson Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, May 23, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.