Robert Charles Hardaway

Published 3:39 pm Friday, January 26, 2018

The Lord is my shepherd…Psalms 23:1

Funeral service for Robert Charles Hardaway, 73, of Biloxi, will held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at East Jerusalem Baptist Church. Rev. Lloyd Capers of Temple of Living Waters will officiate at the service. Rev. Brian K. Dees is Pastor.

At an early age he joined East Jerusalem Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. E. H. Hart.

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On February 9, 1965 he enlisted with the United States Army and in 1972 he received a honorable discharged.

He served twice in the Vietnam War and later was a recipient of the Purple Heart award. He volunteered in the school system with the ROTC.

Robert accepted his wings on Tuesday, January 23 surrounded by his family at the VA assisted living complex in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frozine Hardaway and Robert Hardaway; son, Bryant O. Hardaway and sisters, Evelyn Merrill and Barbara Merrill.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Damethia Hardaway; devoted daughter, Stefaine Hardaway; two sisters, Judith Jones (Manning, Jr.); Rose Bolden (Conel) and Betty Hollaway (Robert); seven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, Aunts, Uncles and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be at the church, one hour prior to service. Repast will be held at The Grand, 217 S. Curran Ave. Picayune. Interment will be at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery

Services Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home.