Joseph Harden

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 19, 2009

Joseph Malcolm Harden, 78, of White Oak Road, Windsor, died Monday February 16, 2009 at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville. A native of Bertie County, he was a member of Askewville Baptist Church where he served as RA Director. Harden was a former purchasing agent with Lea Lumber Company and was the former owner of County Farmer Supply in Askewville. He was a member of the Lion’s Club, the Askewville Fire Department and served in the National Guard. Survivors include his wife, Joan Bowen Harden of the home; a daughter, Edith H. Williford of Askewville; sons, Marty Harden of Mt. Gould, Barry Harden of Williamston and Richard Harden of Askewville; sisters, Joanne Hoggard and Linda Johnson, both of Windsor, a brother, Darvin Harden of Aulander; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19 at Walker Funeral Home Chapel, Windsor. Burial will follow in Edgewood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home. Memorial gifts may be made to Askewville Rescue Squad, PO Windsor, NC 27983.
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Walker Funeral Home is serving the Harden family.