Henry Alben Hardesty Sr.
Mr. Henry Alben Hardesty Sr. 80 years of age of Fairmont, WV went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. He passed away peacefully in his sleep with family around him. He was born September 13, 1939 in Fairmont, WV the son of the late John and Edith Jane Martin Hardesty.
He survived by his loving wife Mary Eleanor Robinson Hardesty. They had celebrated sixty-two years of marriage. He is also survived by two sons Henry "Pete" Hardesty Jr. and his wife Debbie of Fairmont, WV and Bradley Hardesty of Fairmont, WV; a daughter Audrey Hardesty of Fairmont, WV; four grandchildren Stephanie Ice and husband D.J., Stacy Schwanke and husband Ben, John Hardesty and wife Chasidy and Brittany Hibbs and husband Brandon; 10 great grandchildren Nicholas Ice, Emma Ice, Owen Ice, Cara Schwanke, Andrew Schwanke, Allie Schwanke, Lily Schwanke, Kamren Hardesty, an anticipated birth of Zoey Hardesty and Ryan Hibbs; two brothers Kenneth Hardesty and wife Carol and Tom Jay Hardesty; two sisters Martha Lanham and Ola Yosten and her husband Alan; close friend Elijah "Bud" Kittle and many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by two brothers Edward and Homer Hardesty; four sisters Isabel Hughes, Glenda Neel, Betty Evans and Nellie Bower and two sisters-in-law Diane Hardesty and Darlene Hardesty.
Henry retired in 1995 as an electrician from Martinka Mines. He also worked for May Brothers Company in Fairmont. Henry and Mary attended for over fifty years Fellowship Baptist Church in the Meadowdale Community. His greatest love was his wife and family.
The family will be celebrating Henry's life with a private service at a later date.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
The Hardesty family has entrusted the care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV.
Published on December 3, 2019


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Myron Vincent
Dec 06, 2019
I work with Henry at Martinka... always enjoyed his kindness,we had lots of memories together.... so very sorry for your loss, you and your family is in my thoughts and prayers
james watson
Dec 04, 2019
Mary and Family, I saw Debbie today and she told me of my favorite Fellowship Baptist Church friend. Henry was a special and kind man. I still have the walking stick he made me several years ago. I know he is in a better place now, because he has seen his Lord face- to- face. May God be with you all at this time of grieving. Jim, Mary Beth, Abigail and James.
Buddy and Mary Beth
Dec 04, 2019
Henry was such an awesome man. From the time we moved up on the hill, he has always been there with kind words and encouragement, and a story to tell about days gone by. We are sorry for your loss and want you to know he will live on in our hearts.
Susie Stout Berry
Dec 03, 2019
Dear Mary
It is with great sadness I read Henry’s obituary. I’m so sorry for your loss. Henry was a really nice man. I know you have wonderful memories to cherish and the assurance that you will be reunited again one day in heaven. Blessings dear cousin. I pray our loving Heavenly Father will comfort you and give you peace as you journey thru this grieving process. Love and prayers, Susie