BICKNELL — Kenneth Harold Hardy, 69, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.
Born May 21, 1944, in Washington, he was the son of Zoyed H. and Eleanor Louis (Bennett) Hardy.
He graduated from Washington High School in 1962 and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Bicknell French Club and a member of the NRA and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn (Cooper) Hardy, whom he married Feb. 6, 1998; one son, Derick Hardy of New York; one daughter, Paula Kordes of Vincennes; one sister, Sharon (Jerry) Johnson of New York; a stepdaughter, Carrie Soderquist of Florida; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Charlie Hardy; one daughter, Kathryn Hauf; and one stepson, Bobby Mullen.
Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John Cemetery, with Jerry Johnson officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Washington American Legion and VFW.
Arrangements are being made through Ed Lee Mortuary. Online condolences may be made at www.edleemortuary.com