Obituaries: Marvin Hardy

OSKALOOSA-Marvin D. “Butch” Hardy, 63, of Oskaloosa formerly of Ottumwa, passed away at 6:07 a.m. December 12, 2016 at Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa.
He was born September 22, 1953 in West Virginia to Cecil and Daisy Marie LeMaster Hardy.

Having grown up in the Chicagoland area, Butch moved to Ottumwa in 2011. He had worked in construction and roofing.

Surviving are his daughters, Rebecca Lyn Hardy of Bloomfield, Lisa (David) Valentin of Monroe, WI and Kathy Hardy Madson of Kenosha, WI; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; his mother, Daisy Marie Hardy of Tennessee; siblings, Patty (Wayne) Dolin of West Virginia, Diane Dixon of Tennessee, Danny (Sharon) Hardy of Waukegan, IL, Greg (Lori) Hardy of Kenosha, WI and Kathy Hardy Hampton of Kenosha, WI; and his significant other, Colleen Bowden.

He was preceded in death by his father, Cecil Hardy; a sister, Brenda Lockhart a brother, Randy Hardy and brother-in-law, James Dixon.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Schlotter officiating. Cremation will follow the service.

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.