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Ryan And Zion Hardy

d. September 1, 2023

Ryan Hardy 38, and Zion Hardy 16, of Altavista passed away Friday, September 1, 2023.

Ryan was born Lynchburg, VA. to Melissa and John Hardy. He graduated from Heritage High School and he enjoyed football, video games, hanging out with family and friends. Ryan especially enjoyed being the South Paw Mascot for the local Lynchburg Hillcats.


Zion shared a birthday with his father and was born on July 27, 2007, in North Carolina. He attended Altavista Combine School and enjoyed track, soccer, videos, anime, riding his bike, hanging out with family and friends.


Ryan was preceded in death by his son, Luke Ryder Hardy and grandmother, Joann Tomlin.


Survivors include Ryan’s wife of 12 years and Zions mother, Jamie Jean Poe Hardy; Ryan’s children and Zion’s siblings, Izabella Hardy and Zayne Hardy; and Ryan’s siblings, Steven Hardy and Olivia Dudley. Zion is also survived by his mother Crystal Hardy and siblings, Edwin Litchford Jr and Zilly Snow. 


A visitation will be held Sunday, September 10, 2023, from 5-7 P.M. at Tharp Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 11, 2023, at 1:00 P.M. at Living Water Ministries, 1071 Waterlick Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501.


View the Livestream of the Service on Living Water Ministries Facebook Page Here


Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.
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