Jim Hardin, 71, of Chico died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, in Bowie.
Funeral was Dec. 27 at the First Baptist Church in Chico with Bro. Ed Edington officiating. Burial was at Newport Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Donald Maddux, Jimmy Hopkins, Terry Hardin, Mark Romine, Ronnie Hale and David Carlton.
Jim was born Jan. 29, 1942, in Madera, Calif., to Mancil and Blanche (Faulk) Hardin. He married Elizabeth Ogle Sept. 7, 1962.
He enjoyed fishing, gardening and RV camping. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; daughters Tracy Martin and son-in-law Brad and Kelly Roth and son-in-law Bryan; and grandchildren Kevin, Cody and Connor Martin and Emily, Grant and Cade Roth.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Robert and Clifford Hardin; sisters Mary Utley and Dorothy Keeny; and grandson Kyle James Martin.