|Former Calhoun County assessor Gene Hardway, 80, of Mt. Zion, has passed away.|
Hardway died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003 at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center, Grantsville.
He was born in Braxton County, a son of the late James and Florence Hardway. He was a World War II veteran. He faithfully attended the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Violet M. Hardway; a son, Leonard Hardway; three daughters, Shelia Burch, Shari Johnson and Sara Jane Smith; 10 grandchildren, Jeremy Hardway, Jamie Burch, Tiffani Johnson, Brandi Hardway, Holly Burch, Whitney Johnson, Robert Smith, Bradly Smith, Clarence Smith and Elizabeth Smith; two sisters, Irene and Hallie Lambert, both of Strange Creek, W.Va.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Richard Hardway; three brothers, Brooks Hardway, Casto "Doc" Hardway and Carol Hardway; and two sisters, Nellie Reed and Glennis Carter.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stump Funeral Home in Arnoldsburg, with the Revs. Rick Swearingen and Mike Worf officiating. Interment will be in the Duffield Cemetery near Duck, W.Va., Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.