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Funeral Card for Robert P. Hardy, d. 12 Feb 1956

In Memory of

Robert P. Hardy


4 Sep 1879

passed away

12 February 1956


Services Held At

Primitive Baptist Church

Griffin, Ind.

2:00 PM February 14, 1956



Elder James Ellis


Griffin Cemetery



Howard P. Simpson, Herman Simpson, Robert E. Simpson, William E. Hardy, Dalton Galbreath, J.T. Buchanan




Feb 12 1956

Robert P. (Bob) Hardy, 76, for several years a resident of Mt. Vernon during which time he was employed by the former Keck-Gonnerman Co., died at 12:45 p.m. Sunday at the home of a nephew, Howard Simpson, 1107 West Tennessee street, Evansville.  Simpson was reared by his uncle.


The deceased, a native of White county, Ill., a son of Calvin Hardy and Flora Gardner Hardy, came to Mt. Vernon from Griffin.  He had resided in Evansville with the nephew for the last three years.  His health failed a year ago and he had been bedfast since Christmas.


The body is at Short-Niehaus Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon and will remain there until it is taken to Griffin Primitive Baptist Church for the funeral service at 2 p.m. Tuesday.  Burial will be in a Griffin cemetery.


Five nephews and a niece are the nearest surviving relatives. - Howard P. Simpson and Dalton Galbreath, Evansville; Robert E. Simpson, Griffin; Herman Simpson, Brooklyn, N.Y; William E. Hardy, Cape Girardeau, Mo and Mrs. Mervil Snively, Wadesville, In.

*old scrapbook


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers