|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1916|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 2005|
FORT DEFIANCE — Funeral services for Tom C. Hardy, 89, will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. The Rev. James Leehan will officiate. Burial will follow in a family plot.
Hardy died July 29 in Fort Defiance. He was born June 6, 1916 in Blackhat into the Towering House People Clan for the Edge Water People Clan.
Hardy served in the military during WWII Marine Corp. Pfc. 5th Marine Division, Silver Medal Navajo Code Talker. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart, and Silver Star. He enjoyed ranching, hunting, farming, collecting antiques and was an athlete.
Survivors include his sons, Tommy Hardy, Joe Jose, Jonathan Jose, Timothy Hardy, Wayne Hardy, Andrew Hardy; daughters, LaCinda Hardy, Arlene Yazzie, Charlene Curley; brothers, Tom Rogers, Thomas Chischilly, Raymond Chischilly, Phillip Chischilly, Daniel Chischilly; sisters, Rose Schobie, Anna Archuleta, Lavern Chischilly, Maryanne Chischilly, Martha Chischilly, Linda Chischilly, Jessie Cheschilly, Doris Chischilly; 50 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
Hardy was preceded in death by his wife, Rev. Margaret F. Hardy; brother, Tim Hardy; sister, Maybelle Willie; sons, Ronald and Freddie Hardy.
Pallbearers will be Colin Hardy, Alfred Mike III, Christopher Hardy, Shanne Yazzie, Clyde Isiah Jose and Floyd Dawes Hardy.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the Fort Defiance Chapter House.
Tse Bonito Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
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Tommy Hardy (1950 - 2006)*
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Record added: Jan 24, 2006
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