MURFREESBORO, NC – Gene Louis Hardin, age 82, passed away on March 10, 2018, at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.
Mr. Hardin was born in Manila, Philippines, on November 13, 1935, a son of the late John Charles Hardin and Mary Louise Deanes Hardin. Gene had retired from the U.S. Navy as a Master Chief Petty Officer, after 27 years of serving his country.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin sister, Joan Hardin Parker, brother Charles Hardin, and grandmother, Mary Peele Deanes.
Left to cherish his memory are his nephews, Jeffrey Parker and Gregory Parker, niece, Lorri Parker Varnum, nephew, Michael Hardin, and nieces, Belinda Howell, Mary Beth Parker, Kathy Jo Page, and Kimberly Cribb. Gene is also survived by a half brother and sister, John Mervyn Hardin of Sydney, Australia and Katherine Whiteway of Forest Hills, Australia.
A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018, at 1:00 pm, at the Murfreesboro Baptist Church with Rev. Lane Bass officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to Hertford County Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 695, Murfreesboro, NC, 27855 or online by clicking here or to PAWS of Hertford County, P.O. Box 153, Murfreesboro, NC, 27855; or donate online by clicking here
Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro, NC is handling the arrangements for the Hardin family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.