Robert O. Hardy
Funeral Date: 2/14/2015

On February 12, 2015, Robert Oxford Hardy, age 90, of Warren, AR passed away peacefully at his home with family and friends present. Robert was born in Fitzgerald, GA, on December 23, 1924 to Charlotte Oxford and Calvin Augustus Hardy. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1941 and served during WWII in North Africa and the Pacific theaters. After 10 years of naval service, he transferred to the U.S. Air Force where he served all over the world for 23 additional years as a nuclear weapons specialist achieving the top rank of Chief Master Sergeant. Following his service, he retired to a love of farming in Warren, AR, to honor his wifeís years of support by moving closer to her family. As an avid student of history, he obtained his teaching certification from the University of Arkansas at Monticello and taught history at Warren High School for 10 years. Following the death of his wife in 1996, his last great passion became the rescue of community dogs and support of the local humane society, helping to raise $30,000 and plan a future no kill shelter. He was a devout Christian and member of Hampton Primitive Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his wife Audrey (Jo) Hobgood, Brother Calvin, and survived by his twin sister Barbara Pierce and three sons, Bob, Richard and Cullen. Memorial service were 4:oo pm Saturday, February 14, at Frazerís Chapel by Brother Don Farris. Memorials preferred to: Bradley County Humane Society c/o Leslie Stephens, 339 Bradley 32, Warren, AR, 71671.



Name: Scherry & Hugh Conner
Message: We were so sad when we heard that Mr. Hardy had passed away. We enjoyed visiting with him & Emily when they stopped by. He was a sweet man we will miss him a lot.

Name: Judy Moring
Message: He will be missed!

Name: Laurie Barrett Moore
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. He was one of my very favorite teachers!

Name: Andy Gibbs
Message: Thoughts and prayers up to the Hardy family.

Name: Rocky Lindsey
Message: Mr. Hardy was one of my first clients and cared very much about the welfare of his dogs and those that had no home. He was an asset to this community and will be greatly missed. He was always entertaining when he came into the clinic. I hated to be out of town this past weekend. My condolences to the family.

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley

Name: Denise Henley
Message: Ken and I are thankful to have met Bob and enjoy conversations with him on just a few visits. He was an interesting man to talk with . We pray that God would comfort his family.

Name: Tim Parker
Message: Cullen: Sorry to hear about your Father. I remember him from the Tomato Shed and at the school. Best wishes. Tim Parker

Name: Luz Elena Borrero
Message: We are very sorry for your loss. May God give you all His peace and love in these difficult moments. We were lucky to have had the opportunity of meeting Mr. Hardy. God bless you.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: I was so saddened when I read of the passing of this sweet man. He was such a joy! My deepest sympathy to all of the family

Name: Tina Battles

Name: Michelle Smith Davis
Message: My deepest sympathies to the family. Mr. Hardy was my history teacher and he was a special person. He cared and it showed. What a blessing he was to others. Love, Michelle