Gibb Hardesty a cherished husband, father, sibling, and family member left this life too soon on July 1, 2020 at the age of 55. He was born in Chillicothe, Ohio to Gilbert Frederick Hardesty and Faydell (Rose) Hardesty on October 18, 1964. Gibb married his beloved Ladenna Tigner on January 4, 2020. Family hour will be from 6-7:00 PM on Sunday July 5, 2020 at the Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. A chapel service will be at the funeral home at 2:00 Monday July 6, 2020 with Bro. Ross Phillips and Bro. Ryan Perry officiating. His final resting place will be the Bokchito Cemetery in Bokchito, Oklahoma with Joshua Hardesty, Zach Hardesty, Cody Sullivan, Troy Dennis, Greg Trammell, George O’Brien, Billy Hardesty, and Harley Smith, his honorary pallbearers will be Norman Campo and Mark Blanchard.
Gibb was a truly amazing man. He was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Bennington. Gibb was employed as a Bridge Foreman for the Union Pacific Railroad. He was always tinkering and loved spending time in his pool and sitting around a campfire. But most of all Gibb cherished spending time with his cherished wife and family.
Mr. Hardesty is survived by his wife Denna Kay of the home, sons, Josh Hardesty of Bokchito, Oklahoma, Cody Sullivan and wife Stephanie of Earlsboro, Oklahoma, and Zach Hardesty of Bokchito, Oklahoma, siblings, Karen Neff of Circleville, Ohio, George O’Brien of Bokchito, Oklahoma, Ed O’Brien of Mead, Oklahoma, Sheri Smith of Bennington, Oklahoma, Dianna Thelen of Denison, Texas, Billy Hardesty of Woodward, Oklahoma, grandchildren, Bella, Zoey, Alana, and Shelby Sullivan of Earlsboro, Oklahoma, Bintley and Dakoda Hardesty of Durant, Oklahoma, aunt, Raynell Marlow of Bokchito, Oklahoma, step daughter, Terra Tigner and husband Jimmy of Wewoka, Oklahoma, and great niece, Aaryan Phillips of Bokchito, Oklahoma.
Mr. Hardesty was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Faydell Hardesty, and brother, David “Biggy Rat” O’Brien.
Services will be streamed live on Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home’s FB page. Services are under the direction of Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma www.holmescoffeymurray.com
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