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Dennis "Butch" Ray Hardy

January 26, 1946 January 2, 2019
Dennis "Butch" Ray Hardy
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Obituary for Dennis "Butch" Ray Hardy

Obituary – Dennis "Butch" Ray Hardy

Dennis Ray Hardy, also known as Butch, age 72, son of Wayne Rodrick and Mildred Evelyn (Sage) Hardy, was born January 26, 1946, in Pekin, Illinois. He died at the Cresthaven Care Center in Creston, Iowa on January 2, 2019.

Dennis grew up and attended school at Grand River, Iowa. After his schooling he was a farm hand and drove truck in the Grand River and Woodburn, Iowa areas.

He was married in September of 1969, to Mary Esther Judd. They were blessed with two children, Scott and Jill.

Dennis enjoyed his grandkids, fishing, hunting, antique tractors, cutting wood, and playing with his dogs. He was a member of the Old Iron Club.

Preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers, Bill Hardy, Bob “Whitey” Hardy, and Nelson “PeeWee” Hardy; and two sisters, Darlene “Sue” Stanley and Goldie Rhodes. Survivors include his son, Scott Hardy, and wife, Leanne, of Shenandoah, Iowa; daughter, Jill Beaman of Osceola, Iowa; three grandchildren, Andrew Hardy and fiancé, Brianna, of Waukee, Iowa, Mark Hardy, and Ashley Hardy, both of Shenandoah; great granddaughter, Josey Hardy of Waukee; sister-in-law, Carolyn Hardy of Greenfield, Iowa; brothers, John and Deloris Hardy of Des Moines, Iowa and Lee and Charlotte Hardy of Powell, Wyoming; sister, Linda and Steve Gross of Wright, Wyoming; brother-in-law, Bill Rhodes of Osceola; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.




Funeral services will held at the Slade – O’Donnell Funeral Home in Leon, Iowa at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2019, with Kris Davies officiating. Burial will be in the Grand River Cemetery, Grand River, Iowa.


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Visitation

Wednesday

9

Jan

12:00 PM 1/9/2019 12:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home

103 NE Mill Street
Leon, IA 50144

Family will receive friends 5-7 p.m.

Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home
103 NE Mill Street Leon 50144 IA
United States

Service

Thursday

10

Jan

10:00 AM 1/10/2019 10:00:00 AM
Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home

103 NE Mill Street
Leon, IA 50144

Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home
103 NE Mill Street Leon 50144 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Grand River Cemetery Final Resting Place

Grand River, IA 50108

Grand River 50108 IA
United States
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