William A. Harding, 90, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Scotia Village.
A funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 2, 2021 at New Hope Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Michael Malpass. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, please wear a mask and practice social distancing.
Born September 6, 1931 in Scotland County, he was a son of the late Ozro and Marie Chavis Harding. He was a farmer in the pine straw business, and owner operator of Harding Trucking Co. and Harding Used Furniture on Main Street. He was always helping others and was a self-made man. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and NC State Beekeepers Association.
He is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Harding Phillips (Stephen) of Angier; sisters, Juanita Bowen of Laurinburg, Helen Lupo of Aberdeen, Lois Suttle of Pinehurst, Millie Covington of Greensboro, Betty Chavis of Laurinburg and Gerri Graham of Bennettsville, SC; grandsons, David W. Phillips of Pembroke and Stephen Ronald Phillips Jr. (Sarah) of Christiansburg, VA; and great-grandson’s, Charles Oliver Phillips and Jack William Phillips of Christiansburg, VA. He is preceded in death by his siblings, Barbara Harding, Lucille Brunsvold and Foster Harding.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Hope Baptist Church, 11480 Hasty Rd., Laurinburg, NC 28352.
Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium is serving the family.
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New Hope Baptist Church
11480 Hasty Rd., Laurinburg NC 28352