James Douglas ‘Doug’ Hardin

Published 5:56 am Sunday, November 25, 2018

James Douglas “Doug” Hardin, 67, died on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, from his home.

Life began on Sept. 21, 1951, in Raleigh County, W.Va., as the only son of the late Walter and Billie June Martin Hardin. After attending public schools in West Virginia, he entered the U.S. Army and served honorably from 1969-1971. He was a Vietnam veteran and completed wheel vehicle mechanic training. He returned to his native West Virginia and worked as a coal miner and a mechanic in the mining industry which he loved. Outside of work, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, rebuilding cars and spoiling his grandchildren. He was a life member of the VFW and a member of Davie Baptist Church.

Survivors: his wife, Charlotte Marie Duncan Hardin, who had been his constant companion for 28 years; 2 sons, Michael Douglas Hardin (Mary) of Mocksville and Robert Ronald Prince of Daniels, W.Va.; 3 daughters, Sandra Rene Hammer (Craig) of Asheboro, Lisa Dawn Wheeler and Kimberly Allen, both of Mocksville; 5 sisters, Carol Jean Smith (Ivan) of West Virginia, Cindy King (Bill) of Advance, Edna Vestal of Lexington, Marsha Snow and Mary Alice Williams (Brian), both of West Virginia; 5 grandchildren, Joshua Marshall (Claudia), Jacqualyn Marshall (Jon), Brandon Hammer, Samantha Thompson (Jacob) and Cheyenne Richardson; 2 great-grandchildren, Timothy Thompson and Lili Taylor, plus one on the way, Alexandria James Taylor, who is being named after her great-grandfather.

Services will be conducted at Davie Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 with Pastor Robert James officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the time of service. Burial and committal with military honors accorded by the VFW Memorial Honor Guard and the NC Army National Guard Honors Team will be in the church cemetery following the service.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.