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Harold G. Hardin Sr.
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Harold G. Hardin Sr., 91, of Cumming, died Oct. 14, 2015.

Born Jan. 2, 1924 in Atlanta, to the late William L. Sr. and Kathryn Hardin, he had lived in Forsyth County since 2005, having moved from Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.

In 1953 he earned a degree in architectural engineering from Georgia Tech.

Mr. Hardin owned Hardin Brothers Construction Company, after which he was a chief engineer with the State of Georgia for 20 years, retiring in 1989.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, where he served in the European Theater as a gunnery officer aboard the U.S.S. Saturn.

He was a member of the Gideons since 1952 and was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.

His wife of 65 years, Renee Hardin; four brothers and a sister; preceded him in death.

Survivors include his children, Joy and Martin Jones of Peachtree City, Janet and Bill Manke of Acworth, Hal and Shelly Hardin of Cumming; grandchildren, Todd Jones of Grayson, Brian Jones of LaGrange; five great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Oct. 17 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Dr. Charles Blackstock and the Rev. Todd Jones officiating. Interment followed in Sawnee View Gardens.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.

 

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