June 18, 2015
Date of Service: June 22, 2015
Interment Location: Sermon on the Mount Addition
Earl K. “Bozy” Hardin, Sr., 77, Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2015 in the Johnson City Medical Center. He was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Smith and Loretta Dugger Hardin. He was self-employed in the Upholstery Business until he retired. Mr. Hardin attended Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church. He was an Army Veteran and a dedicated fan of the Elizabethton Twins . In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years Mary Duncan Hardin (1/3/11) and a brother, Raymond Hardin.
Survivors include his children: Sandra Hughes, Earl Hardin & wife Joan, all of Elizabethton, three Grandchildren: Samantha Hardin, Jessica Hardin and Matthew Hughes. Six Sisters: Stella Henegar, Voretta Sally Matherly and Rozella Hardin all of Elizabethton, Jane & husband Wayne Browder of Gray, Rebecca Shipley and Elaine Larkins both of Kingsport, and two Brothers: Archie Hardin & and wife Martha and Teddy Hardin & wife Sharon, all of Hampton. Two Sisters-in Law: Rose Hardin of Elizabethton and Faye Gandy of PA. Uncle and Aunt, Glen Hardin & wife Beulah, of Texas. Several Nieces, Nephews & Cousins.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Harrold Mains officiating. Graveside Service and Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 22, 2015 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Pallbearers will be selected from Family and Friends. Honorary Pallbearers are: Joe Wilson, Earl Ellis, Paul Burleson and Downtown Friends and Ball Fans. Military Honors will be by The American Legion. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:20 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hardin family.