Amos Russell Hardy Jr. was born to Amos Russell Hardy Sr. and Jennie Rose Hardy in Camden, New Jersey on March 22, 1949. He went to be with his Lord and Savior, on September 8, 2021, and his beloved wife Janet, who preceded him in death
Amos met his future wife Janet in Levittown, Pennsylvania. They were married on April 5, 1969 at the Church of The Nazarene in Bristol, Pennsylvania. They lived in Riverside, New Jersey, then Lehigh Acres, Florida before packing up their family and moving to Puyallup, Washington.
While living in Florida Amos was a contractor building homes in the heat and humidity of the Gulf Coast. Upon moving to Washington State Amos was employed by Georgia Pacific in the Port of Tacoma where he managed production of “wall board.” Don’t call it “dry wall, it’s “wall board” he would often say.
At the time of his passing Amos had been a faithful attendee at Summit Christian Center where he was involved in numerous repair and remodeling projects. Amos loved the Lord and was a faithful servant, who held many leadership positions in the churches he attended. He had a love of woodworking and shared it with friends, his family, and his church.
Amos is survived by two daughters, Tarra Allen (Melvin), and Kimberly Smith (John). He has one son Gregory Hardy. Amos has seven grandchildren: Xavier, Laterrian, Tevyn, Tre’von, Jayden, Kaylee and Elijah. He has three great grandchildren: Malakai, Aurielle-Avani, Jeremiah, and one more “on the way.” He also has two sisters, Beulah “Boots” Richards who lives in Miami, Florida, and Barbara Simpkins (Bill) who lives in Riverside, New Jersey.
A memorial service will be held at Summit Christian Center, 2824 112th Street East, Tacoma, Washington on October 2, 2021, at 12:00 PM.