Mr. Halard Hamby, age 80 of Wartburg, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 2, 2012. He was retired from the Tennessee Department of Corrections. He was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church in Lancing, TN. He was preceded in death by parents Sylvester and Bertha Griffith Hamby, wife Iola Hamby; a son, Steven Halard Hamby; grandson, Jason Wayne Hamby; brothers, Herman, Thurman, Harlan and S.V. , sisters; Geneva, Marie and Glenice.
He is survived by his loving sister, Thelma Thomas of Wartburg, whom helped care for him throughout his illness; Sons and daughters –in-law; RV and Freda Hamby of Adams, TN; Thurman and Nancy Hamby of Wartburg,
Son Wayne Hamby of Rockwood,
Daughters and sons-in-law; Diana and Terry Scarborough and Kim and Daniel Barnes of Wartburg.
He was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 15 Great grandchildren and a special, long-life friend, Gene Rose of Wartburg. He will be greatly missed by a host of extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends Thursday, January 5, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8:00p.m. with Bro. Buster Armes and Bro. Charles Webb officiating. A graveside service will be held Friday at 2:00p.m. in the Morgan Memorial Gardens.