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Carl Ray Hardwick

Carl Ray Hardwick, 81, of Paris passed away at his home on February 24, 2014. Carl was born to Thomas Eugene and Ruby Jewel (Young) Hardwick on January 16, 1933 in Paris, Mo. He married Anna Mae Painter on November 1, 1949. Carl began his career as a bulldozer operator at an early age and worked for several different organizations throughout his life, such as: Jake Heathman, R.J Livings, Yates Coal Mines and David Williams. He loved to fish, hunt and enjoyed watching westerns. He was known for his immaculate yard and keeping his vehicles just as tidy. Carl was preceded by his wife, Anna Mae Hardwick on May 12, 2013; parents; granddaughter, Melissa Donner; great grandson, Wesley; and brothers Jack and C.W. Hardwick. He is survived by his daughters: Linda Moad of Mexico, Mo, Ronda Moutray of Jacksonville, MO, Carla Powell of Madison, MO, Paula Donner of Sullivan, MO, Verna Smith of Moberly, MO, and Ruth Anne Wright of St. Louis, Mo; 13 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; sisters: Emma Lou Fuller of Paris, Mo, and Lois Adams of Oregon; as well as several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 12:00 p.m until service time at 2:00 p.m at the Million Taylor Funeral Homes of Moberly. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. Cremation has been accorded by Million Taylor Funeral Homes of Moberly. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Carl Ray Hardwick please visit our Sympathy Store.

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Miss you grandpa

Danny Moutray Feb 26 2014 12:00 AM