Talmadge Otis Hardy, of Calhoun, Georgia

Published 9:46 am Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Mr. Talmadge Otis Hardy, 92, of Calhoun, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Hardy was born in Wardell, Missouri on Feb. 24, 1926, son of the late Newton Otis Hardy and the late Rosalee Rhynes Hardy. He was also preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Betty Bennett Hardy, and by a son, Tommy Ryan Hardy.

Talmadge Hardy

Mr. Hardy was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. Prior to his retirement in 1981, he worked for Clark Equipment Company for 30 years.

Mr. Hardy was a faithful member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Plainville, where he served as a Deacon. He loved serving the Lord and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Rena Chasse Hardy; two sons, Tracy Hardy (Linda) of Rome, Georgia and Stacy Hardy of Lindale, Georgia, a daughter, Teena Phillips (Jim) of Newnan, Georgia,  9 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; 17 brothers and sisters; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Tracy Hardy and the Rev. Ron Bankston officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens with the Rev. Richard Webster officiating.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, from noon until 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday and include: Peyton Barnhill, Skyler Barnhill, Christian Hardy, Donovan Kinsella, Parker Covington, Shaun Kerr and Brent Barnhill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fellowship Baptist Church, 796 Plainville Road, Plainville, GA 30733.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, Rome, Georgia, has charge of the funeral arrangements.