David “Dave” Anthony Hardy, age 75, passed away peacefully on July 14th at his home in Wister, OK.
He was born in Poteau, OK on March 20, 1943 to Joyel Sherman Hardy and Charleen Eloise Marsh.
Dave retired from Kraft Foods in Ceres, CA after 30+ years as an Electrical Engineer. Shortly thereafter he relocated to Wister. He spent many years as a gunsmith and machinist. He loved spending time with family and friends sharing wild stories, cracking jokes, and singing karaoke. Dave enjoyed going to car shows and cruises. He loved having breakfast from Bev’s Home Cookin’ in Wister, he also loved watching the eagles from his back porch. Dave is preceded in death by his parents and sister Patricia Keifer Pope of Modesto, CA.
He is survived by: Carol Beach, his Life partner; his sons, Anthony Gene Hardy of Modesto, CA, David Dean Hardy of Wister, OK, and Joel Dean Hardy and wife Stana of Wister, OK, Randy Spears and wife Robin of Delhi, CA, Roy Spears and wife Roberta of Ceres, CA, and David Spears of Turlock, CA; 4 Grandaughters; 6 Grandsons; and 9 Great-grandchildren that brought the biggest smiles to his face, brothers Darrell Hardy and wife Frances of Don Pedro, CA and Joyel Hardy and wife Leanna of Wister, OK; sisters Wanda Meeks and husband Donald of Wister, OK and Shirley Hardy of Reno, NV.
Services will be 10 am, Friday, July 20, 2018, at the Maxey Cemetery Pavilion with Bro. Keith Stewart officiating.
The family would appreciate contributions made to the Gideon Bible Program.
You may leave an online message at www.evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com
The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POCOLA, OK