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Harold Dean Hardin "Fuzz"

October 29, 1945 — November 17, 2018

Harold Dean Hardin "Fuzz"

Harold Dean Hardin “Fuzz”, age 73 of Salem, Arkansas left his earthly home to be with Jesus on Saturday, November 17th in Salem, Arkansas.

He was born on October 29, 1945 to Lila Mae Stone Hardin and Monroe Benton Hardin in Camp, Arkansas.

Harold was united in marriage to Lavada Ruth Alexander on December 21, 1963 in Monette, Arkansas and later became the proud dad of one son and three daughters.

He spent his working years as a carpenter and helped build many homes in Arkansas, Texas, Colorado, and Mississippi, including homes for family members. He also helped lay many miles of phone cable. Harold was a member of Salem First Baptist Church in Salem, Arkansas.

Harold leaves behind his wife, Lavada of the home; son, Jeffery Hardin and wife Terry of Milner, Georgia; daughters, Melodye Aldridge of Viola, Arkansas, Melissa Rush and husband Justin of Salem, Arkansas, and Sarah Hardin of Salem, Arkansas; sister, Joyce Gay of Viola, Arkansas; brothers, Earby Hardin and wife Ann of Camp, Arkansas, J.L. Hardin and wife Linda of Camp, Arkansas, David Hardin and wife Donna of Salem, Arkansas, Tom Hardin and wife Vicki of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Jerry Hardin and wife Patty of Saddle, Arkansas and Marvin Hardin and wife Connie of Hand Cove, Arkansas; eight grandchildren, Adam Hardin and wife Gabriel of Sacramento, California, Benjamin Hardin and wife Britney of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Chase Hardin and wife Kristen of Hampton, Georgia, Dane Hardin and wife Taylor of McDonough, Georgia, Christopher Perkins of Salem, Arkansas, Kaitlyn Melbourne and husband Devon of Lonoke, Arkansas, Kirby Vaughn and Husband Dustin of Salem, Arkansas, Remington Rush of Salem, Arkansas, Brent Talley and wife Monica of Evans, Georgia and Brandon Talley of Ellenwood, Georgia and nine great grandchildren.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Benton and Lila Hardin; brother-in-law, Harold Reynolds; nephews, Jimmy Hardin, Zach Kunz and Brian Hardin and infant granddaughter, Shelby Rush.

Pallbearers include: Earby Hardin, J.L. Hardin, David Hardin, Tom Hardin, Jerry Hardin, Marvin Hardin and Justin Rush

Honorary Pallbearers include: Nieces and Nephews

Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 21st beginning at 10:00 AM at Salem First Baptist Church in Salem, Arkansas with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 20th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Salem First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Camp Cemetery in Camp, Arkansas following services.

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Salem First Baptist Church

552 US-62, Salem, AR 72576

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