A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Raymond D. Hardin, 70, of Roswell, who passed away on September 7, 2013. Burial will be at Memory Lawn Memorial Park.
Raymond was born February 20, 1943, in Roswell, NM, to Raymond and Dolly Hardin. They have preceded him in death.
Raymond graduated from Roswell High School and attended Abilene Christian College on a track scholarship. He was a member of the Frater Sodalis Social Club. After graduating with a B.B.A. degree in Marketing, he served in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Raymond had been retired for several years after working in San Bernardina, CA, and Houston, TX, as a sterile specialist in Cardiologist Surgery Departments.
Survivors include a son, Scott Michael Hardin, of Scottsdale, AZ, and a daughter, Stephanie Lara Venezia, of Cave Creek, AZ.; his sister, Ida Ann Vick, of San Antonio, TX. He is also survived by his wonderful little granddaughter Aspen Elizabeth Hardin, of Scottsdale, AZ. Special mention should be made that “Raindog” will be remembered and missed by many dear friends that he considered family.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
Online condolences may be made at lagronefuneralchapels.com.
Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.