Richard Jones “Dickie” Hardwick, age 67, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at his residence. Mr. Hardwick was born on February 10, 1955 to the late James Carter Hardwick and Ruthleen Jones Hardwick. He was a 1973 graduate of Dawson Springs High School. Mr. Hardwick worked for 25 years as an underground coal miner and he retired after working 22 years in manufacturing. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and a woodworking artist who loved the out-of-doors. He was of the Christian faith.
Mr. Hardwick is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Winona “Wendy” Hardwick; daughter, Tessa Hardwick Powell (Josh) of Benton, KY; son, Lucas Hardwick (Rachel) of Evansville, IN; brother, James Thomas “Tommy” Hardwick (Shan) of Dawson Springs, KY; three grandchildren, Liza Powell, Lydia Powell and Holden Hardwick.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation for Richard Jones “Dickie” Hardwick will be Thursday, July 7, 2022, from 11:00 AM until the funeral hour at 2:00 PM CST at Beshear Funeral Home, 201 N. Main St., Dawson Springs, KY 42408 with Elder Jeff Winfrey officiating. Burial will follow in Rosedale Cemetery.
Active Pallbearers include Billy Morris, Mike Long, James Thomas “Tommy” Hardwick, Anthony Aiken, Bobby Scott, and Greg East.
Mr. Hardwick’s service will be streamed live on Beshear Funeral Home Facebook beginning at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 7, 2022. (To view: “Google” beshearfuneralhomefacebook and select “videos” among the menu options).