Keldon Gene Hardy, 2, of Orange, died Saturday, July 10, 2010, in Orange. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 14 at First Baptist Church of Mauriceville with the Rev. Kevin Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Cemetery in Orange. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m., Tuesday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Orange on Nov. 29, 2007, at 6:35 p.m., Keldon was the son of Sheldon DeLeon Hardy and Heidi Jena (McCall) Hardy.

Keldon is survived by his parents, Sheldon and Heidi Hardy; grandparents, Clinton J. and Becky McCall of Orange, Carl Hardy of Vidor and Connie Ammons of Lafayette, La.; great-grandmother, Pynkie L. McCall of Orange; sister, Caelea Jena McCall-Hardy; and brother, Celbee DeLeon Hardy.

He is also survived by his Uncle Brandon, Uncle Jason N. McCall, Uncle Kevin “Uncle KK” McCall, Aunt Shirette Johnson and Aunt Tammy; and close friends, Johnny and Tammy Ishmael.

Serving as pallbearers will be Brandon Hardy, Jason McCall, Kevin McCall, Sean McCall and Chase Hennigan. Honorary pallbearer will be his grandfather, Clinton J. McCall.