Carl LeLand Hardy, 67, of Vidor, passed away June 6.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 11, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints in Many, La. Burial followed at Fort Jesup Cemetery in Many. The Patriot Guard will be leading the procession and all motorcycles are welcome.

Born in Many, Louisiana, on October 7, 1948, he was the son of Emmit Oliver Hardy and Mildred Mae Scott Hardy. Carl was a veteran of the United States Army who served his country in Vietnam. He was a horse loving, gun totin’, motorcycle riding friend to everyone.He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Emmit Ray Hardy; nephew, Vincent Ray Hardy; and his grandson, Keldon Gene Hardy. Carl is survived by his loving wife, Julie McIntosh Hardy; children, Shirette Hardy Johnson and her husband James, Brandon Hardy and wife Brandy, Sheldon Hardy and wife Suze, Allyssa McIntosh, and Dillon Borel; grandchildren, Brooke Johnson Goodale, Blake Johnson, Caelea Hardy, Celbee Hardy, Colton Reese, Kryndon Hardy, and Cardon Hardy; great-granddaughter, Caroline Goodale; brothers, Ruel Hardy and Justin Hardy; his sister, Edith Hardy Salter; and his step-children, Tammy Selman, Brian Daniels, Nicole Daniel, Todd Daniels, Patrick Burleson, Daren Burleson, and Kim Little. Funeral services are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, Texas.

Please refrain from wearing any perfumes or colognes, as some family members are highly allergic.