Edward O. Hardy
Olivet, formerly of Delton
Edward O. Hardy age 91, passed away May 20, 2018 at his home. Edward was born September 25, 1926 at home in Vermontville; the son of Louis and Agnes (Dow) Hardy. Edward was the last living of their ten children. A veteran of World War II, Edward proudly served his country in the United States Army, where he completed thirty two jumps in the South Pacific, earning the Silver Wings, and two Bronze Battle Stars. A loyal employee of Post Cereal, Edward also built five of the houses they lived in as a bricklayer, and one of the houses had ten thousand bricks. Edward loved nature and all animals; especially dogs, and he always had a dog. On June 7, 1958, Edward married the former Betty Dornan, who survives, and he will be remembered as a wonderful husband and family man. Edward is also survived by a son: Alan Hardy. A military graveside service will be conducted at Woodlawn Cemetery, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 2:00 PM. Memorial contributions to ASPCA, 2200 Bellevue Road, Olivet, MI, 49076 will be appreciated. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Edward’s family.