James Edward Hardwick, age 82, of Lancing departed this life to his eternal home on September 1, 2022. He was born September 30, 1939.
James was known as a hard-working man who loved farming and loved his grandchildren. He was a wonderful Dad and Papaw, and he had a special fur buddy, Dixie. James was saved and baptized in 1957.
He is preceded in death by his parents Doc & Effie Wilson Hardwick; wife Catherine Hardwick; sisters Jackie Will, Ella May Haynes, Mary Jane White and Celia Evertt; brothers Tom & Arlis Hardwick.
He is survived by his son Darryl (Sue) Hardwick; daughter Angie Sills; grandchildren Chasity (Bobby) Newberry, Derrick (Britney) Sills, Chad Sills, Emily Shannon, Dustin (Jasmine) Hardwick, Dale (Christy) Cunningham Hardwick; great grandchildren Austin Laymance, Logan Laymance, Eli Sills, Callie Walker, Isaac Sills, Caden Sills, Paiton Shannon, Sawyer Shannon, Windsor Griffin, Chesney Griffin and Brock Hardwick; great great grandchildren Chase Laymance; sister Opal Porter and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family members.
The family will receive friends Sunday, September 4, 2022 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 12:00-1:00 p.m. with the funeral to follow at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. Mitch Hawn officiating. Interment will follow in the Forrestner Cemetery in Lancing.
Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of James Edward Hardwick.