Samuel Sanford Hardin, Jr. son of the late Samuel Sanford Hardin, Sr. and Nellie Whitworth Hardin, was born July 4, 1926, at Clinton, Ark., and died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at Golden Living Center in Malden.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include three sons, Andy Garcia of Campbell, Floyd Lawrence of Arlington, Texas, and Howard Hardin of Malden; two daughters, Shelia Hill of Campbell and Teresa Richardson of Clarkton; one brother, Frank Hardin of Malden; one sister, Mildred Blackburn of Parma; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Josephine McGee; four grandchildren; six brothers, Joe Hardin, Hubert Hardin, Herbert Hardin, Lyle Hardin, Wendell Hardin and Bill Hardin.
Visitation was held after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at Bradshaw Funeral Chapel in Malden with Rev. Martin Goode officiating.
Interment followed in Lynn Oak Cemetery in Clarkton with military rites.