W. Edward “Eddie” Hardin Jr., 74, of Pray, Montana currently residing in Bozeman passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019 at the Spring Creek Inn. A graveside memorial service will be held Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11 A.M. at the Shorthill Cemetery in Paradise Valley, please meet at the cemetery.
Eddie was born on June 28, 1944 in Danville, Illinois, the son of Dorothy (Kimble) and Edd Hardin Sr. Eddie was the very proud Godfather to Chelsea Hamilton. He was also a devoted member of the Livingston Masonic Lodge #32 and the Scottish rite.
Eddie was united in marriage to Cheryl Payne in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Eddie and Cheryl lived in Montana and Branson, MO until Cheryl’s death in 2014. Eddie moved back to be close to his mother after Cheryl’s death. He stayed with her at the Ranch until he needed more care and then moved to the Spring Creek Inn in Bozeman. Eddie worked as a real estate agent while in Montana and did construction in Venezuela, South America.
Eddie is survived by his mother, Dorothy Hardin; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edd Hardin Sr.; and wife, Cheryl Hardin.
Franzen-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements.