Morris "Doug" D. Hardymon

November 28, 1927July 6, 2014
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Morris D. “Doug” Hardymon, 86, of Homosassa, passed away on Sun., July 6, 2014 at Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness, FL. He was born Nov. 28, 1927, in Newhall , W.V., to Roy and Helen (White) Hardymon, one of seven children. He grew up in Kentucky, before moving to Indiana at the age of 16. After serving his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, he began a machinist career that spanned over 45 years with General Motors plants in Muncie and Indianapolis, IN. He retired from Allison Transmission in Indianapolis and moved to Homosassa 21 years ago from there. Doug, as he was known to many, was a member of the GM Club of Citrus County and past member of Citrus County Corvette Club and the Touch of Class Corvette Club. Mr. Hardymon loved his dogs, Lucy and Missy, that he called his babies. He loved working in his yard. He was an avid country music and bluegrass fan. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Margaret L. Hardymon, Homosassa; son Rick Hardymon, Indianapolis, IN; daughter Julie Hardymon, Naples, FL; daughter Tina Hardymon, Land O’ Lakes, FL; brother Howard (wife Ruby), Sarasota, FL; sister Josephine Warstler, Ft. Wayne, IN; brother Carl (wife Nancy), Portland, IN; sister Rita Mangas (husband Leon), Union City, IN; brother Jack, Homosassa, FL; sister Debbie Williams (husband Lee), Land O’ Lakes, FL; grandchildren Jennifer Baker (husband Doug), Indianapolis, IN; Ricky Hardymon (wife Brooke), Charleston, SC; Rob Hardymon, Naples, FL, and great grandchildren Trenton, Clayton and Landon Baker of Indianapolis, IN. Doug was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Gene Warstler. Friends will be received on Sat., July 12, 2014 from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, where a celebration of Doug’s life will take place at 12:00 noon with Lee Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa.


  • Friends Will Be Received Saturday, July 12, 2014
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, July 12, 2014
  • Interment Saturday, July 12, 2014

Morris "Doug" D. Hardymon

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July 12, 2014

Our deepest sympathy to all of the family. Doug will be greatly missed.
God Bless, Neighbors, Tim and Judy

Shannon Boogades and Family

July 11, 2014

Tina and family- my thoughts, love and many prayers go out to you. My deepest sympathies to you. Tina..I'm so very sorry...

July 10, 2014

much sympathy to you and the whole family. The pictures showed him just like he was; a family man! The ones of him as a child meant so much to me as that's when we "played' together. He will be missed. Love and prayers are sent your way. Ione

July 10, 2014

Margaret and family...I am so sorry for your loss...a very special man who was loved by many! He will be sorely missed. I know some angels that were very happy to see him!

Love and prayers, Ricky and Karen (Hardymon) Hilterbrandt

Jan LaRussa

July 10, 2014

Margaret & Julie,I'm so sorry for your lost.But,God needed him! My prayers are with you.

Teena (Grant) Strode

July 9, 2014

Dear Julie and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My prayers are with you all as you go through this difficult time. God Bless you all.

Tena Holtsclaw

July 9, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember singing Patsy Cline songs on the way to school. Morris thought he was driving Julie and me crazy but the truth was I loved it. R.I.P. Morris. May God wrap his arms around you all. Love Tena (Woody) Holtsclaw

Jan Ladd

July 9, 2014

He will be missed...his smiling face and encouragement to the musicians....the front row won't be the same without him...

Gordie Hayes

July 9, 2014

Dear Margaret. We are so sorry to hear of Doug's passing. We will have you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Gloria and Gordie Hayes

Staff of Wilder Funeral Home

July 9, 2014

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.