Mr. Harlon Vaughn Ard | 1961 - 2019 | Obituary

Mr. Harlon Vaughn Ard
Mr. Harlon Vaughn Ard

March 28, 1961 - June 01, 2019

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U.S. Veteran

Mr. Harlon Vaughn Ard, age 58, of Gantt Road in the Appleton Community, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at his Castleberry residence.

Mr. Ard was a native and life-long resident of Brewton.  He was a member of the W.S. Neal High School Class of 1979, worked for Southern Pine Electric Cooperative as a equipment operator, he attended the Appleton Assembly Of God and had pastored churches in the surrounding areas touching hearts and lives of all who knew him.   He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Mr. Ard was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Jeanette Cain Ard; and a daughter, Tamara Marie Ard, Sister; Nell Ard; Father-in-Law; Marvin Bodiford.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Rosemary Bodiford Ard of Brewton; three sons, Kevin (Lena) Ard of Brewton, Patrick Ard of Brewton, and Andrew Chavers of Brewton; three daughters, Ashley Chavers of Brewton, Amanda Chavers of Mobile, and Kaylee Ard of Brewton; his pop and maw maw that raised him, Bufford and Betty Faye Madden, special niece, Morgan (Eli) Tyree of Brewton; 6 Brothers, Ronnie Ard of Tenn., Donnie Ard of Ala., Buck Ard of Brewton, Douglas Ard Brewton, Dwayne Ard of Ala.; special brother, Randy Madden of Brewton; 4 sisters,  Ann Baggett of Brewton, Glenda Hartley of Tuscaloosa, Renea Kates of Milton and Peggy Kates of Milton; one Grandson, Mason Rayborn; his mother-in-law, Lenora Bodiford Coleman; numerous other family and friends.

Visitation will be held Wednesday evening June 5, 2019 from 5 until 9 P.M. at the Appleton Assembly of God Church.

Funeral services for Mr. Harlon Vaughn Ard will be held 3 P.M. Thursday June 6, 2019 at the Appleton Assembly of God church with Brother Russ McDonald, Brother Timothy McDonald and Brother David K. Baggett officiating.  Interment will follow in Cooper Cemetery with CRAVER'S FUNERAL HOME INC. OF BREWTON DIRECTING.

Pallbearers: Terry Lucas, Mike Stone, Robbie Cotton, Raymond Wiggins, Bo Bell, Brian Richburg, Randy Madden and Eli Tyree.

Honorary pallbearers: Southern Pine Electric Cooperative Employees

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