Mr. Charles Richard “Jap” Hardesty, age 53, of Battletown, KY, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at his residence.
Jap was preceded in death by his mother, Peggy Lou Hardesty; his father, Murle Hayes; and his brother, Eric Hardesty. He is survived by his wife, Melissa Hardesty; three children, Cassie Hardesty, PA, Mackensey Hardesty and Lindsey Hardesty, both of Battletown, KY; his godchild, Cody Spink, Battletown, KY; two grandsons, Maddox Hardesty and Layne Risinger; two sisters, Sheila (Petey) Smith, Dee (Kelly) Brown, both of Brandenburg, KY; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, March 25, 2019, at the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home, with Rev. Jensen Riddle officiating. Burial will follow in Bogard-Greer Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon until 8:00 PM on Sunday; and after 9:00 AM on Monday. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the funeral home to aid the family with expenses.
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