James Hardin

Obituary of James McArthur Hardin

James McArthur Hardin, Sr. age 79, of Wytheville, passed away on Saturday October 8, 2022. James was born in Wythe County on April 28, 1943 to the late Melvin Repass and Dorothy Mae Grubb Hardin. He was preceded in death by two brothers Mason and Luther Hardin; brother-in-law, Donald Kay Kitts. James was retired Truck Driver for ABF with over 22 years of service. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Alice “Joan” Layne Hardin of Wytheville; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Chris Bailey of Wytheville; son and daughter-in-law, James “Jimmy”, Jr. and Mary Hardin of LaCrosse, VA; three grandchildren, Jon Hardin and wife Lindsey; Joyce Elizabeth “JoBeth” Hardin and Stuart Crouch; Elliana “Ellie” Bailey; sister, JoLeen Kitts of Wytheville; four sisters-in-law, Barbara Hardin of Wytheville; Susan Hardin of Wytheville; Sue Coleman and Harold of Piney; Sandra Thomas and Doug of Max Meadows; brother-in-law, Mark Layne and Kaye of Wytheville; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. on October 12, 2022 at the Grubb Funeral Home with the Reverend N.R. Taylor officiating. The Interment will follow in the Mt Pleasant Community Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until the time of the service Wednesday at the Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to the family at www.grubbfuneralhome.com The Hardin family is in the care of Grubb Funeral Home in Wytheville.