Stephen Lee Hardy

Stephen Lee Hardy, 74, of Harpers Ferry, WV, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at the Hospice Inpatient Facility in Kearneysville, WV.

Born December 17, 1944 in Charles Town, WV, he was the son of the late Robert Lee Hardy, Jr. and Olive Katherine Rutherford Hardy.

He attended Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church.

Steve was a graduate of Harpers Ferry High School, class of 1963. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish. He loved spending time with his family and especially loved to roast hotdogs on a stick with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Patricia Piper Hardy, at home; two sons, Stephen L. Hardy, Jr. and wife, Barbara of Falling Waters, WV and Jeffrey W. Hardy and wife, Laura of Morgantown, WV; six grandchildren, one step grandchild, one great- grandchild and two step great-grandchildren, sister, Joyce Horn and husband, Bob, father-in-law, Melvin E. Piper, two brother -in-laws, David E. Piper and wife, Donna Mae and Roger D. Piper and wife, Donna Jean and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his niece, Geri E. Horn and mother-in-law, Ida L. Piper.

Services were held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Rowley officiating. Interment was held in the Chestnut Hill Church Cemetery.

The family received friends at the Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church or Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

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