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 William Walter “Bill” Hards

William Walter “Bill” Hards

Birth
Summit County, Utah, USA
Death 25 Jan 1985 (aged 73)
Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA
Plot N_1_12
Memorial ID 42848 · View Source
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William (Bill) Hards was born Mar. 21, 1911 in Packard, Summit, Utah .
He was the 7 th of 10 children born to Joseph James Hards and Susan Lavernia O'Neil as follows:

Levenia V Hards b abt 1899
Clara Afton Hards b abt 1900 d 1979
Matilda J Hards b abt 1903
James L Hards b abt 1904
Earnest N Hards b abt 1903
Agnes E Hards 11
William W Hards b abt 1912
George L Hards b abt 1914
Helen L Hards b abt 1918
Ila M Hards b abt 1920

His father was a miner, farmer, dairyman and machinist and they had lived in Snyderville, Rosevelt, Garfield, and Salt Lake City, Utah

Bill married Bernice NEBEKER Dec 10, 1937.
They had 8 children all born in Salt Lake City as follows:
James Eugene Hards b Sep 18, 1938
Mary Susan HARDS b Feb 4, 1940
Ernest Ross HARDS b May 25, 1943
Marilynn Beth Hards b May 25, 1949
Barbara Lee HARDS b Oct 25, 1951
Lucinda Jane Hards b May 30, 1954
Shanna Rae HARDS b Apr 18, 1956
Tamra Ann HARDS b June 23, 1958

Bill worked in the Automotive business all his life. At first he was a mechanic and worked for various service garages, later he worked for Lewis Bros. Stages, then finally worked for Ken Garff Co. In about 1942 he became shop foreman in the service garage and followed that career most of his life. At times Ken Garff used him in other agencies such as Dick Strong Motors. He also served as Treasurer at times. He was a very dedicated employee and had management skills and had a great rapport with the workers.

Bill retired and moved with his wife Bernice to the St. George area (Ivins) where he remained until his death on Jan. 25, 1985.

He was buried in the Ivins City, Utah cemetery in Jan 1985, but later on June 17,1994 was re-interred in the St George City Cemetery, Utah


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  • Maintained by: Clifford Harold Pedersen
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42848
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Walter “Bill” Hards (21 Mar 1911–25 Jan 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42848, citing Saint George City Cemetery, Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Clifford Harold Pedersen (contributor 47678422) .