Mr. Roger Hardin 66, of 232 Rozier Church Rd. Lumberton, NC was born on September 7, 1953 to Mr. Lonnie W. Hardin and Mrs. Bertha Godwin Hardin and departed this life on August 29, 2020 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, Lumberton, NC.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Brian Keith Hardin; two brothers, Lonell Hardin and Jimmy M. Hardin.
He leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife of 48 years, Mrs. Susan Locklear Hardin, of the home; daughter, Linda Michelle Hardin, of the home; a niece, Felisha Chavis; two nephews, Phil Chavis and Kevin Chavis Jr., who lived next door to Roger and came to feel like the grandchildren he never had, they were bonded by love; two sisters, Rosetta H. Sampson (Eugene) and Selena G. Hardin both of Lumberton, NC; several more nieces and nephews with whom he shared time on the phone and visitation; and a host of relatives and friends.
Roger was a mechanic by trade and after working in several factories, he opened up his own auto repair shop. He worked for many years and really loved it until he became disabled and had to close it for good. After retiring, he learned to enjoy his time at home watching those children grow up and being a mentor to them, working in his yard, playing with his pet dogs and on a good day he would ride his motorcycle to the beach. The last few weeks of his life he spent his time visiting old friends and reading his Bible and praying to God. Also several more nieces and nephews with whom he shared time on the phone and visitation and a host of relatives and friends
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