Peterson Funeral Chapel

            James D. "Jim" Hardin, 77, of Aurora passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 in the Aurora Nursing Center.

            He was born to Chapman and Ruth Stockton Hardin on August 17, 1940 in Aurora, MO.  He was a retired statistician for the Civil Service and a member of the Aurora Baptist Temple.

            Survivors include his wife, Ruslyn; one son, Dennis Oliver of St. Joseph, MO.; one daughter, Denise Oliver of San Diego, CA.; one brother, Johnny Hardin of California; 5 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

            He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

            No services are planned.  Arrangements are under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.