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Roy Lee Hardin , age 91, of Shingle Hollow community ,Rutherfordton died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his home.

He was a native of Rutherford County and son of the late C B Hardin and the late Josie Lane Hardin. He was the widower of the late Mae Hardin. Roy was a lifelong member of Piney Knob Baptist Church. He served his church as Sunday School Superintendent, a chior member and deacon. He dedicated his whole life to God and worked faithfully in his church. He retired from the North Carolina Department of Transportation after 35 years of service. He was preceded in death by a brother; C B Hardin Jr. a sister Viola Humphries and grand-daughter Jennifer Clontz.

Survivors include:

Two Daughters:
Glenda Searcy and her husband the late Hicks Searcy.
Sandra Clontz and her husband Rick.

One Son:
Ronnie Hardin and his wife Janice

A special friend: Mary Alice White
Three Sisters:
Alma Haynes
Virginia Lawter
Willie Boone

One Brother: Garland Hardin
Six grandchildren: Rhonda Lovelace, Kim Hutchins, Chris Searcy, Kelly Harris, Bryan Hardin, Ty Clontz.
Ten great grandchildren.

The Funeral service will be at Piney Knob Baptist Church at 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 22, 2014 with Rev. Michael Brown, Rev. Rick Wall and Bryan Hardin officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Family Life Center. The body will lie in state from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00A.M. prior to the service in the sanctuary. Interment will be at Piney Knob Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Piney Knob Baptist Church; Cemetery Fund; 1534 Piney Knob Road; Rutherfordton N C 28139. Online guest register at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.