Paul Thurman Hardie, 89, died Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center. He was the son of the late Viola Best Hardie and William Henry Hardie and the husband of the late Mary Lou Summersett Hardie and Dora Lee Milligan Hardie. He was also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Keith Hardie; and six siblings, June Hardie, Elbert Hardie, Ernest Hardie, Willie Hardie, Lucille H. Hewett and Cecil H. Gore.
Over the years he was employed by Braxton’s Auto Parts, FCX, Anvil Knitwear, as a carpet installer and a retired farmer.
The family will receive friends from 6–8 p.m. Monday, June 25 at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 at Columbus Memorial Park in Whiteville with Rev. Willie Allen officiating.
He is survived by one son, Donald Ray Hardie of Denton; two stepchildren; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.