Gazette, Fleming Co. KY
Nov 20 1964
HARDING DIES UNEXPECTEDLY
suddenly ill at this home near Fairview yesterday at 2 p.m. Wilbert Harding,
well known and highly esteemed Fleming County farmer died before medical aid
could be summoned. He was 58 years old.
Harding had not been ill and had stripped tobacco the day previous. Cause of
death has not been determined.
native of Bath County, Mr. Harding had spent most of his life in Fleming County.
was universally liked for his ever pleasant and courteous manner and was much
admired for his staunch character. Recognized for his honesty and integrity he
was held in high regard by a large number of friends.
deceased was born March 1 1906, the son of the late James and Martha Ann Hunt
Hardin, natives of Bath County.
in addition to his wife. Mrs. Mary Bartrum Harding, are six sons and seven
daughters. The children include, Sampson Harding of Muncie Ind., James and
Claude Harding of Eaton Ind., Thomas and Jesse Harding both of Ashland Ohio, and
Paul Harding of Ewing Route 1; Mrs. James Craft of Mt Morris Ill., Mrs. James
Tumey of Ewing Route 1, Mrs. Woodrow Whisman of Hillsboro Route 1, Mrs. George
Mattox of Ashland Ohio, Mrs. Paul Gulley of Flemingsburg, Mrs. Raymond Hardin of
Salt Lick, and Mrs. Darlene Harding at home. Also he leaves a sister, Mrs.
Lillie Honaker Akron Ohio, 52 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
will be held Monday at 1 p. m. at the ?????? Christian Church and burial will be
in the Elizaville Cemetery.
Boone Funeral Home at Flemingsburg is in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by Bobby Hunt