Shannon Dean Hardwick, age 63, of Somerset, passed from this life on Friday, February 19, 2016, at his home.

Shannon was born in Somerset, on November 11, 1952, the son of the late William and Flonnie Dykes Hardwick. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a past employee for Tecumseh Products, of Ferguson. Shannon enjoyed motorcycles and was a member of the Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Club and the Southern Brothers. He loved his dog, “Socks”, who was his faithful companion. Shannon was a member of the Potter’s Place Church.

He is survived by his son, Erik Hardwick, of Somerset; and his daughter, Erica Rae Hardwick, of Falls Mills, Virginia.

Preceding Shannon in death are his parents.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at 3:30 p.m., in the Goodwater Cemetery, with Bro. Dave Muse and Bro. Clyde Strunk officiating.

Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shannon Dean Hardwick Memorial Fund, c/o Southern Oaks Funeral Home, 2110 West Highway 914, Somerset, KY 42503.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.