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Denver L. Hardesty

Godfrey | Sunday, February 21 2021

Denver L. Hardesty, Jr., 77, passed away at 12:40 am, Sunday, February 21, 2021, at his residence.

Born August 6, 1943, in East Alton, he was the son of Denver, Sr. and Louida (Cunningham) Hardesty.

A U.S. Army veteran, he was a driver for McDaniel s Transportation in Hartford before retiring.

On June 7, 1961, in Alton, he married Ruth Harshbarger.  She survives.

Surviving also is a son, Allan (Laura) Hardesty of St. Charles, MO; and a sister, June Walker of Godfrey.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Visitation will be held from 12-2 pm, Wednesday, February 24 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the family for expenses.


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Mark's Mortuary

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