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William Lee “Pops” Hardin IV

William Lee “Pops” Hardin IV, 70, of Bogue Chitto, went to be with his Lord on October 28, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on November 30, 1949, to the late William Lee Hardin III and Martha P. Hardin.

He was a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church and retired from Grenn Water Well where he worked for over 20 years.

Mr. Hardin was a graduate of Mississippi State University and was a big fan, but also cheered for Delta State where his granddaughter attends. He was also a NASCAR fan and he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Marilynn Hardin; and stepdaughter, Tammy Barnett.

Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Patrick Carey Hardin (Amy), William Lee “Chaz” Hardin V (Missy), and James “Bob” Perry Hardin (Stacey).

He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Joshua Patrick (Kayla), Devan Alexis Hardin (Evan), Emily Grace Hardin, Erin Brianna Hardin, Lindsey Elise Hardin, Kolton Marshall (Haley), Seth Barnett, Owen Barnett, Austin Bryant (Makayla) Jacob Bryant, Zachary Bryant, Hannah Hux (Chris) and Hunter Hux; along with four great-grandchildren, Samuel, Jace, Adaline and Elizabeth; special cousin, Stanley “Stanbo” Sikes; stepsons Robert Bryant (Lisa) and Walter Bryant; stepson-in-law, David Barnett; special daughter-in-laws, “My Buddy” Amy Hardin and Lisa Bryant; and special friends Ray and Janice Sanders, and Alice Sanders (Chris) and Lisa Gatlin.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Encompass Hospice.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.