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Billy James Hardee: Longs

1944 – 2021

     Billy James Hardee of Longs passed away on Thursday, Aug. 19, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. He was 77.

     Born July 1, 1944 in Loris, he was the son of the late Bill Haynes Hardee and the late Ina Mae Nealy Hardee.

     Mr. Hardee was a retired automobile mechanic, a past member of Loris Lodge #205 A.F.M., and a longtime member of Springfield Baptist Church.

     Survivors include his wife, Betty Barnhill Hardee of Longs; two daughters, Renee Hardee Slomka of Longs and Debra Hardee Todd and husband Timmy of Loris; five loving grandchildren, Alexis Slomka, Caleb Slomka, Ryan Todd, Kayla Rabon and husband, Jacob, and Colby Todd; and brother-in-law Kenneth Causey of Darlington.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Hardee was predeceased by his sister, Sylvia Causey.

     Graveside services were planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at Carter Cemetery with Pastor Roger Black officiating.

     Family planned to receive friends from 2:15 until the time of the service at the cemetery, and agan immediately following the service.

     A guest register is available here.