Jerry Hardin

HARDIN, JERRY BRUCE. of Attica, Michigan, died March 18, 2023. He was 65.

Jerry was born October 1, 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan to J.C. and Doris Jean (nee: Bussell) Hardin. He is survived by his father J.C. Hardin; one son, Jeremy (Marisa Mcilvaine) Hardin; two daughters, Ashley (Chris) Cogar and Felicia Hardin; eleven grandchildren, Maddison, Jayden, Tinley, Justin, Logan, Bridget, Jordon, Preston, Izaiah, Izaac and Autumn; one brother, Bryan (Sherri Stratton) Hardin and one nephew, Ryan Hardin. He was also, survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Hardin and one uncle, Mac Hardin. Jerry retired from GM and then went into a career of building MRI mobile machines. He had a passion for motorcycle racing. Jerry was a professional dirt bike and ice racer. He will be deeply missed by all. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at Williams Lake Church of the Nazarene 2840 Airport Road, Waterford, Michigan 48329. Pastor Dan Wine, officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME 135 South Street, Ortonville, Michigan. To send a condolence to the family please visit

2 Responses to "Jerry Hardin"

  1. Ashley   March 22, 2023 at 7:12 pm

    I love you daddy!!!

  2. Kathy Brown   March 24, 2023 at 8:03 pm

    I am sorry to hear of Jerry Bruce Hardin’s passing. It is always difficult to lose a loved one, and my thoughts go out to his family during this time. It sounds like Jerry had a large and loving family that will miss him dearly. With eleven grandchildren, I can only imagine the impact he had on their lives and the memories they will cherish. It is clear that he was a family man, and that is a beautiful legacy to leave behind.

    As I read this post, I couldn’t help but wonder about Jerry’s life outside of his family. What were his passions and hobbies? Did he have a career that he was particularly proud of? It’s interesting how these types of details can help paint a fuller picture of a person’s life. Nonetheless, even without knowing these specifics, it is clear that Jerry was a beloved member of his community and will be missed by many. Rest in peace, Jerry.


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