James N Hardage Sr.
March 24, 1932 – May 5, 2020
James Nolan Hardage Sr., 88, of Athens, AL passed away on Tuesday May 5, 2020 at Huntsville Hospital.
Mr. Hardage was born on March 24, 1932 in Georgia to Paul Hardage and Adonis Powell.
He retired from NASA where he was an engineer for 37 years. He loved people and never met a stranger. He was also a member of Tanner United Methodist Church.
Mr. Hardage is preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter Jamie Meyer, and a sister Paula Phillips.
He is survived by his wife Betty Hardage, one son James N. Hardage, Jr. of Austin, TX; two daughters Tammy Williams (Fred) of Madison, AL; Kim Hagar (Ken) of Athens, AL; eight grandchildren, Joel Meyer, Shane Meyer, Fred Williams, Jr., Marlina Williams, Amanda Williams, Madison Hardage, Abigail Hardage, and Bailley Hardage; two great-grandchildren, Avery Meyer and Wyatt Meyer, one nephew Tim Sims and Bobby Fiveash, life long friend.
There will be a Graveside service on Saturday May 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Limestone Memorial Gardens with Bro. Jason Greene officiating.
Donations may be made to the Space Club's Youth Education Program. Donations can be made in the website www.spaceclub.org