Robert Hardy
Robert Hardy

Obituary of Robert S. Hardy

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Robert S. Hardy Sr. (Bob) 87 of Roanoke, Virginia went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 17, 2022.  Bob was born September 20, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Victor and Mary Hardy. He was one of 10 children and spent most of his childhood growing up in Huntingdon, PA. His infant brother Russell preceded him in death, along with his brother Richard (Dick) and wife Irma of CA., sister Betty Cardwell and husband Otis of MO., sister Ruth Rimer and husband John of FL., sister Naomi Edwards and husband Jim of AZ., brother Willard "Bill" of MI. His first wife and the mother of four of his children, Helen. His best friend and special Brother-in-law Mike Smith Roanoke, VA., and Nephew Michael Eddington of TN. And most recently his devoted loving wife and soul mate Sadie of 40 plus years.

He had a love for the outdoors and was an avid gardener. Bob was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and great grandfather. As a young man, he served his country for 6 years in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a watchmaker and jeweler for over 63 years having worked at Hitches Jewelers, Fink's Jewelers, and Frank L. Moose Jewelers.

Those left to cherish his memory are his five children Robert II (Bobby) (Carmella), Victor (fiancée LaDonna Street), Barry, daughter Ellen (Dan) Carawan, and Richard Hardy. 8 Grandchildren; Sherri Finch (Shannon), Bobby Hardy (Ashley), Deanne Houser (Rick), Traci Stillwagon (fiancé Matt Price), Kayla Carawan, Traci, Dean, and Andrew Zoumas; and 15 Great Grandchildren including Special Fourth Generation Great Grandson Robert Sylvester Hardy lV. He is also survived by his siblings Clarence (Chick) (Brenda), Harry (Rosemont), Howard (Janet). Sister- in-law Mary Eddington and her two sons, Frankie and Dwayne; Special Sister-In-Law, Marie Smith and her daughter Laura.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10:00 am at Simpson Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Kessler and Pastor Dan Carawan officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn Cemetery with Military Honors. The family will receive friends on Friday, from 5:00-7:00 pm at Simpson Funeral Home, 540-366-0707.

Friday
21
January

Receive Friends

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, January 21, 2022
Simpson Funeral Home
5160 Peters Creek Road
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Saturday
22
January

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Simpson Funeral Home
5160 Peters Creek Road
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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