Hardy Samons, 76

Hardy Samons, 76, Wabash, passed away at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at his home. He was born to the late Paul and Evie (Conn) Samons on Oct. 14, 1938 in Martin, Ky.

He married Verlie Conn in 1956; she passed away March 28, 2011. Hardy served his country in the United States Army. He retired as a supervisor from Wabash Alloys in Wabash. Hardy enjoyed hunting, fishing, and the outdoors.

He is survived by two sons, Timothy H. Samons (Amy), Fishers, and Michael Samons (April), Wabash; grandchildren, Heather A. Samons, Columbus, Ohio; Amber K. Samons, Wabash; Kathryn M. Samons, Carmel; and Emily M. Samons, Noblesville; one brother, Jesse Samons (Deanna), Florida; and one sister, Mrs. Eleonor Wells, Wabash. He was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash. Officiating the services will be Pastor Tim Prater. Burial will follow in the Falls Cemetery in Wabash.Visitation for family and friends will be from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are directed to Winchester Senior Center, 239 Bond Street, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

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Posted on 2014 Oct 17