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Derrick Anthony

September 19, 1961 – December 26, 2022

Derrick Hardy
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Obituary for Derrick Anthony Hardy

Psalms 30:5 “weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”

Derrick Anthony Hardy, 61, went to his heavenly home on Monday, December 26th, 2022.
Born September 19th, 1961, in Paterson, New Jersey, Derrick radiated a strong energy of determinism and maintained a devout relationship with the Lord throughout his life.

As a natural born entrepreneur, Derrick set out to provide for his family and Hardy’s Carpet Cleaning became a household name in the early 80’s with ‘One call cleans them all.’ Over the years, however, he had a change in direction after surviving a kidney transplant himself and being blessed with a second chance at life; he then decided he wanted to be a direct servant of the Lord by giving back and spreading the word with Hardy’s Transport Services: a business dedicated to those in need to make it to their life-saving appointments he was so familiar with. Throughout his life, Derrick has been a beacon of light and blessing to those he encountered. A successful business owner and Father, die-hard 49er fan, avid fisherman, and gumbo connoisseur, Derrick will be sorely missed.

Survived by his wife Vinecar Hardy and son Derrick Hardy (JR), along with his three daughters Lakeshia, Shawnta, and Cheree Hardy. Immediate family members include his mother Judith Delane, sisters Reatha and Valerie Hardy. Extended family members are cousins Maurice Hardy Sr & Jr, Sheryl and Sharon Holman, Terrell and Tainette Hardy, nephews Jordan Jordan, Devon, Cottrell, and Norvell Hardy and nieces Larie, Effie, Twanise (Jordan), Lena Hardy, and Shynice Hooker. He is also survived by uncles Curly (Bra) Hardy and Allan Carter, and aunt Karen Stevens. Surrounded in eternal love by his grandchildren: King, MareeJane´ (MJ), Bronx, Oden, and many more beloved relatives and friends.

Derrick was preceded in death by his father Henry Hardy, brothers Kereshawn and Maquis Hardy, and best friend Bradley Kemp.

Services will be held on January 12th at 11AM and viewing will be held on January 11th from 4-7PM.

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First Visitation

When Wednesday, January 11th, 2023 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Colonial Rose Chapel
520 N. Sutter St.
Stockton, CA 95202
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Celebration of Life Information

Progressive Community Church
2820 South B Street
Stockton, CA 95206

Interment Information

Thursday, January 12th, 2023 2:30pm
Cherokee Memorial Park
Harney Lane at Hwy 99
Lodi, CA 95421
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