Grover L. Hardy III age 80 of Springfield, passed away at his residence on Thursday, June 10, 2021. He was born the son of Grover L. & Ruth (Barnum) Hardy on March 11, 1941 in Los Angeles, California. He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters Grace Hardy & Joann Kuper; stepdaughter Melissa K. Blaylock. Grover is survived by his wife Jean M. Hardy; daughters Monica (Todd) Spohn of California, Lisa (John) Brake of Louisiana, & Marcia (Mark) McCue of Beavercreek; stepchildren Paul (Tina) Qualls of Tennessee, Debra Fath of Ohio, John Qualls of Tennessee, & Shawn Qualls of California; brother Earl Hardy; sisters Leola & Naoma Hardy; several grandchildren & great grandchildren. Grover will be missed as a brother, husband, father and grandfather. Grover proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. He retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base where he worked in nondestructive testing as an electrical engineer. He was a Fellow of the American Society of Nondestructive Testing. After retirement, Grover enjoyed playing golf and traveling the world. Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare League of Clark County. Online condolences may be left at www.richardsraffanddunbar.com
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