John H. Hardwick, 65, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, in a Chattanooga health care facility.
He was the son of the late Ruth Land Hardwick and Hubert Sherman Hardwick.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, who served in Vietnam and also in the National Guard for 17 years. He was a Purple Heart recipient.
He was retired from Whirlpool/Magic Chef/Maytag with 40 years of service. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also loved Tennessee Vols Football. He was a member of Trinity Chapel.
Survivors include his wife, Beulah A. Hardwick, of Cleveland; his daughters: Paula Pullin and her husband, Tim Pullin, and Brandy Snyder and her husband, Duke Snyder, all of Cleveland; son, Brian Hardwick of Cleveland; grandchildren: Jonathan Hardwick and his wife, Kanissa, Jayden Pullin, Madden Snyder, Candace Bivens and her husband, Brian, and Charles Snyder; great-grandchildren: Cameron Hardwick, Bryson Bivens, and Jayla Bivens; sister, Jimmie Ruth Ford and her husband, Gary, of Ringgold, Ga.; and one niece, Emily Mancuso and her husband, Matt.
The Remembrance of Life service will be held at noon Wednesday, March 27, 2013, from the Trinity Chapel Church with the Revs. Johnny Bankston and Steve Sherlin and Pastor Ronnie Bishop officiating.
Graveside service and interment with military honors will follow at 2 p.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Ray Wilson, Robert Cheek, Havard Still, John Wooten, Jeff Massingale and Jaycob Truelove serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 this evening at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes.
You can offer condolences and share memories with the family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes. com.