Tommy Dewayne Hardy Jr., 47, of Port Arthur, passed away April 27, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, April 30, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

Born in Houston, October 2, 1967, he was the son of Janice (Lewing) Sherman. Tommy served in the U.S. Army and worked as a supervisor and pipefitter for Turner Industries. He loved football, especially the Cowboys and the Longhorns. Tommy loved spending time with his family and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his mother, and his sister, Deanna Hardy.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Christina Hardy of Port Arthur; children, Christian Payton of Lumberton, Crystal Payton of Port Arthur, and Chevy Forsyth of Port Arthur; brother, Terry Sherman; nieces and nephews, Terry Sherman, Jr., Taylynn Sherman, Tuff Sherman, Cryslynn Sherman, Tommy Granger, and Coby Granger.

Serving as pallbearers will be Hank Booker, Darrell Booker, Christian Payton, Chevy Forsyth, Terry Sherman, Jr., Tuff Sherman, Kerry Gene Godeaux, and Jacky Winters.