Jan. 15, 1943 - April 4, 2019
GRAY: The family of Willis Douglas “Duck” Hardwick, 76, are sad to announce his passing on April 4. Willis was funeralzied on April 11 at New Damascus Baptist Church in Gray. The eulogy was presented by Pastor Harris Hardwick and Pastor Wilber E. Greene officiated.
Willis married Daisy Mae Dixon Hardwick June 25, 1962. He was employed for 40 years at Southern Crate and Veneer Company in Macon. Willis was a supervisor and later retired in 2000.
Hardwick was preceded in death by his parents, William Hardwick Sr. and Alice Frank-Hardwick; one daughter, Pamela Dwanette Hardwick-Pope; one granddaughter, LaTashia Braswell; and three siblings.
Survivors include his two children, Cynthia (Rev. Robert) Howard and Minister Sheila Braswell; two sisters; four brothers; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Jones Brothers Mortuary had charge of arrangements.