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Charles Lee Hardwick

Charles Lee Hardwick

Charles Lee Hardwick, 88 of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, October 21,2018 at his home. Born Friday, January 03, 1930 in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Leland Sr. & Maggie B. Hurt Hardwick. Charles was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War Era, & was a member of Operator Engineer’s #181 until his passing. In 1957; three years after coming home from the military, Charles joined the American Legion, where he became commander of the Lancaster, KY Post #35, where he remained a member until his passing. He was a member of the Masonic Order, & was a past Master of Lancaster Lodge #104 for 55 years as of 2016, & a past High Priest of Chapter 56 Lancaster Masonic Lodge. “ KY Colonel Charles L. Hardwick” was in the Independent Order of the Odd Fellows for over 50 years, & worked all over the U.S. including on the Alaskan Pipeline. He was also a member of Lancaster Baptist Church & attended Hyattsville Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Leland Hardwick, Jr., Ben F. Hardwick, William P. Hardwick; sisters, Minnie Pearl Lane, & Mary F. Spillman.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Foster Hardwick; son, Patrick Lee (Erin) Hardwick; two grandchildren, Jason & Adam Hardwick, & three great-grandchildren, Mattie, Cole & Archer Hardwick. Funeral service will be held 1:30 PM, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Rhodus officiating, & burial following at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jason Hardwick, Adam Hardwick, Bobby Hardwick, Jimmy Foster, Donald Ray Lane & Richard T. Hurt. Honorary pallbearers include Gilbert Clark, Vernon Gallagher, Dwight Hurt & Lloyd Sebastian. Visitation will be 11:30 AM at the funeral home until service time on Wednesday. Friends & family may share memories or leave condolences on his tribute wall at: www.ramsey-young.com. Ramsey-Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

20 Condolences

  • Erin Lynn Hardwick Posted October 22, 2018 8:45 pm

    Thank you for being a second father to me. It was an honor and a privilege to be able to spend time with you and care for you these last months. Love you always.

  • Erin Lynn Hardwick Posted October 22, 2018 9:10 pm

    Thank you for being like a second father to me. It was an honor and a privilege to be able to spend time with you and care for you these past months. Love you always.

  • Karen McCulley Posted October 23, 2018 12:21 am

    So sorry for your loss. Charlie was such a fine man with the biggest smile I have ever seen. Prayers for all the family.

  • Ricky Sparks Posted October 23, 2018 4:44 am

    My Deepest sympathy to Mary, Pat and family in the passing of Charley…. Charley always had a smile and warm handshake most devoted member of the Masonic Lodge, which I use to be a member, Charley had a heart of gold his late mother Maggie B. Hardwick was the most wonderful and kind lady ( whom the late Jim Ramsey thought the world of) thought and prayers to the family.

  • David & Roxane Humphrey Posted October 23, 2018 2:16 pm

    Our deepest sympathy and prayers for your family.

  • Gale & Frankie Eden Posted October 23, 2018 6:05 pm

    Love and Prayers for you all during this difficult time.

  • The naylors Posted October 23, 2018 6:08 pm

    Sorry for the loss. Charlie and his Family were always Friends of ours. Our prayers are with the Family

  • Randall Clark Posted October 23, 2018 6:29 pm

    My deepest condolences to Mary and Pat . Love to the family !!!!

  • Debbie Schultz Posted October 23, 2018 8:28 pm

    My heart goes out to all the Hardwicks! My love especially to Mary, Pat & Erin. Thanks for sharing Charlie with me! 😥❤️

  • Debbie Schultz Posted October 23, 2018 8:35 pm

    My heart goes out to the Hardwick family. All my love especially to Mary, Pat & Erin! Thanks for sharing Charlie with me… I bet he & Dad are talking up a storm! 😥❤️

  • BOB& NANCY HUME YOUNG Posted October 23, 2018 9:25 pm

    YOUR FAMILY IS IN OUR PRAYERS.

  • Ronnie and Mildred Broadus Posted October 23, 2018 10:02 pm

    So sorry for you loss. Prayers for the family during this difficult Time. Charlie was a super guy with a big smile.

  • Tanya Black Edwards Posted October 23, 2018 10:21 pm

    I can’t even imagine the trouble he and my Daddy may be getting into right now!! He was a great man. Sending all our love.

  • Dianne Posted October 24, 2018 12:07 am

    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of Mary, Pat and Erin. Prayers for comfort

  • Rick Sutton Posted October 24, 2018 12:42 am

    Never will you find a nice person. I will.always remember Charlie taking me fishing in Florida a few yrs ago. One good fisherman. My sincere condolences to his family.

  • Dorothy (Dottie) McGirr Posted October 24, 2018 2:57 am

    My deepest sympathy to Mary, Pat and family in the passing of Charley

  • WANDA BLACK Posted October 24, 2018 6:44 pm

    MARY, SENDIN YOU AND FAMILY MY SYMPATHY, I LOVE CHARLIE ALWAYS MY FRIEND. LOVE

  • WANDA BLACK Posted October 24, 2018 6:47 pm

    MARY SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, CHARLIE WAS MY DEAR FRIEND

  • Tamara Howell Posted October 25, 2018 10:17 pm

    So very sorry for your loss, sending prayers for your family 🙏🏻

  • Ken and Mary Arnold Posted October 26, 2018 5:58 pm

    Patrick and family, please accept our sincere condolences

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