Obituary in the Panama City News Herald, Panama City, Bay County, FL Dated: 30 Nov 1980
JOHN HARDY DEAD AT 84
John Jay Hardy, 84, of Dothan, Ala., died unexpectedly Friday, Nov 28, at his home. He was terminal superintendent of the Atlanta and St. Andrews Bay Railway Company (Bay Line) from 1951 through 1969 when he retired. He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Panama City and a 32nd Degree Mason. He is survived by several brothers and sisters, including Mrs. Robert Jernigan and several nieces and nephews in Panama City. Funeral services will be Monday at 2pm at Johnson Funeral Home in Dothan.
(Jay was the son of James Clayton HARDY & Ellanorton Jerusha PEACOCK)