Howard Lynn Hardegree, age 82, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at his home in Fort Worth, with family by his side. He was born on December 18, 1935 in Wichita Falls to Leland and Elizabeth Hardegree, and married his wife, Peggy Hardegree (Shelby), on January 23, 1960 in their hometown of San Angelo. He proudly served his country as an officer in the US Navy after graduating from Baylor with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree. Howard retired from the U.S. General Services Administration where he was the Region 7 General Counsel. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 11, at Arborlawn United Methodist Church, 5001 Briarhaven Rd, Fort Worth. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, at Arborlawn UMC followed by interment at 1:30 p.m. at the Dallas-Ft Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, Texas. Howard is survived by his wife, Peggy Hardegree; daughter, Stephanie Haines and husband Dennis, and their sons Patrick, Ryan and wife Alyssa; son, Scott Hardegree and wife Julie, and their sons Austin and Hayden; sister, Carolyn and husband Sam Drage; and extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the Arborlawn Foundation at Arborlawn UMC.