|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1920|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 2007|
Mr Justin Jarrell Hardman
October 07, 1920 - November 06, 2007
Justin Jarrell Hardman, born October 7, 1920, passed away November 6, 2007 at home, Nitro, WV, after a courageous battle with cancer..
He was a 1939 graduate of Charleston High School, where he played in the band and his nickname was "Deacon". He was married to Elizabeth Hundley, by Oral Lowe at Boyd Memorial Church, on December 28, 1941. He was a master electrician and was employed at Union Carbide, South Charleston, from 1941 to 1981. He was in the Carbide Band, and on the Bowling and Softball Teams. He lived in Charleston until 1955.
Jarrell had his own band and his son, Stephen, and daughter, Sarah, played in it with him. He was a member of the Musicians Union 136 A of M. He played in the Commanders, and with Bill Rader, Paul Wills and others. During World War II, he played in the USO shows and at the Greenbrier Hotel, which was used for the serviceman's hospital recovery. He was a member of the Beni Kedem Gold Band since 1962, where he won many awards.
Jarrell was a past member of Eastern Star of St. Albans. He was a member of Washington Lodge No. 58 AF & AM of St. Albans, York Rite, Tyrian No. 13, Charleston, Scottish Rite, Beni Kedem Shrine, A.A.O.N.M.S. of Charleston, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers A.F.L.-C.I.O. He was a Christian and a Protestant.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Justin H. and Etta Jarrell Hardman and his sister, Gloria Stanley of St. Albans.
Jarrell is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elizabeth Hundley Hardman; three children, Jean A. Marquez of California, Stephen J. Hardman and his wife, Carmen of Nitro, Sarah J. Catron Held and her husband, Chris, of Charleston ; four grandchildren, John and Jay Silverman, both of California, Christina Oxley and her husband, Harold of Nitro and Shannon Catron and her fiancée, Chad Fisher of Sissonville; two step-grandsons, B. J. and Charles Gatens; one great-grandchild, Adrienne Oxley; brother, Rudy Hardman and his wife, Wanda of Fort Lauderdale.
Funeral service for Jarrell will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 10, 2007, at Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, 110 B Street, St. Albans. Burial with Masonic graveside rites will follow in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.
There will be a gathering of family and friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Thomas Memorial Hospital and to HospiceCare for their care and love, especially nurses, Michelle Morgan, Evelyn Sargent and Rennea, nurses aides, Neola, Vickie, Amanda, Kim and Sharon, and social worker, Beth Plantz, and Mike Dupe', grief counselor. They would also like to thank the granddaughter's husband, Harold Oxley, who cooked many good meals and helped often along with, Stephen and Carmen Hardman, and Sarah Held, who all spent many loving hours caring for Jarrell during his illness.
The family requests memorial donations be made to HospiceCare 1143 Dunbar Ave. Dunbar, WV 25064 or the Shiner's Crippled Children's Hospital in care of Beni Kedem Shrine Temple, 100 Quarrier St. Charleston, WV 25301.
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Record added: Nov 10, 2007
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Burial with Masonic graveside rites will follow in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. (it's in the obit) He is buried with most of my relatives in Cunningham Memorial Park St. Albans WV. His Mother Etta was my grandma's aunt.|
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