Master Sgt. Fredrick "Fred" Warren Hardesty, 67, Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2010.
He was born April 24, 1942, in Carbon, the son of the late Roy and Mildred Hardesty.
Fred was an Army Vietnam Veteran who was an Airborne Ranger. He was also a Colonel in the Inactive Guard Reserve.
Fred was also a past member of the American Legion Post 70 and the National Rifle Association. He was also a graduate of Oakland City University.
He enjoyed camping, and spending time with family and friends. He will be deeply missed.
Fred is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Vickie L. Hardesty, son Scott Hardesty, daughter Lonie Hastings, and four beloved grandchildren.
Memorial services to celebrate his life will take place at 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at Family Funeral Care, 5791 Rockville Rd., Indianapolis.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service at the funeral home.
Arrangements are in the care of Family Funeral Home.