Russell Lee Mickey Hardway

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Russell Lee "Mickey" Hardway

January 21, 1937 - December 05, 2018

Russell Lee Mickey Hardway Russell Lee "Mickey" Hardway, age 81, of Farmington, WV passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 at his residence. He was born Jan. 21, 1937 at Fairmont, WV, a son of the late Carl Hardway and Lena Pearl Deal Hardway.
Mickey is survived by two daughters, Robin Taylor of Worthington, and Darla and Randy Hixenbaugh of Fairmont; three grandchildren, James Robert (Amanda) Taylor of Worthington, Russell Lane (Lauren) Hixenbaugh of Barrackville, and Jacob Adam (Savannah) Hixenbaugh of Farmington; one great-granddaughter, "his little darling" Carman Hixenbaugh; three sisters, Rose Thomas of Burton, Maxine Parrish of Barrackville and Gladys Hardway of Ocala, FL; one brother, Edwin Hardway of Fairmont; several nieces and nephews, step-children, step-grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mickey was preceded in death by two wives, Vera June Hardway and Martha Hardway; and five siblings, Virgil Hardway who died in infancy, Opal Palmer, Carl Hardway Jr., Ervin Hardway, and Ida Humbertson. Mickey loved to farm and enjoyed his horses and woodworking. He was a member of the UMWA and had retired from the coalmines with 42 total years, 28 being at Four States #20 and 14 being at Loveridge Mine. He was a member of TLC Ministries in Four States. He was a United States Air Force Veteran.
Family and friends will be received at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main Street, Mannington, WV on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 at 11a.m. with Pastor Sabrina Haught officiating. Burial will follow at the Martin Cemetery in Eldora. Online condolences may be left for the family at
Published on December 6, 2018
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Sunday December 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Masters Funeral Home

209 Main St, Mannington, WV, USA

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Monday December 10, 2018

11:00 AM

Masters Funeral Home

209 Main St, Mannington, WV, USA


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Lorna Toothman
Dec 11, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and give you peace.
Jennifer pyne christy
Dec 11, 2018
I loved walking from aunt nellies an uncle richard hardway house over the hill to Russells farm. He was good good people. He will be missed.
Tonya Daft
Dec 08, 2018
Russ was an amazing man. One that was there for anyone in need. He was always there for 4-H. He will be greatly missed. I love his whole family and my heart aches for their loss. Love, Hugs, prayers to all of you. Everyone has truly been blessed to have known him and his family.
Cathy Smith Bostick
Dec 07, 2018
May this message reach your heart and comfort you today, to know that he's not really gone, he is just away. God found an empty place in his garden and lifted him to rest. Peace be with you. It broke your heart to lose him but the memories will always be a part of you. The thoughts of my Dad keep him with me every day. God Bless the family and I'll be thinking of you.
Leesa Bradley
Dec 07, 2018
Robin, Darla and family
I really don't know what to say at a time like this, there are no words that changes things. I pray that god gives you comfort everyday. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Father Rodney Torbic
Dec 07, 2018
Russell was a big help to Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission in Fairmont.
He also very helpful in preparing the chapel at the Serbian Orthodox Camp in Spingboro, Pennsylvania. He did work on the iconostasis and altar furnishings at St.Sava Camp. May God give rest to his soul and may his memory be eternal.
Marilyn Jones
Dec 07, 2018
Love and prayers
Russ was a good man and a great friend to my dad Earl
Nora and Stanley Minger
Dec 07, 2018
Sorry for your loss Hope you will be able to have peace and comfort
Gladys Hardway
Dec 07, 2018
Love you brother and will miss our visit each time I visit. I thank God that we had our years together.
Your family will miss you but if they know jesus Christ as savior they will see you on the other side which is coming soon. Family may God give you His comfort during this time Love you all