Thomas L. Hardin, Jr.

November 3, 1942 - December 1, 2023

Thomas L. Hardin, Jr.

Thomas L Hardin Jr passed away peacefully December 1, 2023 surrounded by family at UCD Medical Center. In Sacramento Ca.

He was born to Thomas L Hardin Sr and Winifred in Portland Oregon on November 3, 1942.

Thomas grew up in Crescent City, Ca. Graduated from Del Norte High School .

He enlisted in the Navy in 1960 Honorably discharged in 1963 Honorable Discharge from Reserves in 1966.

Thomas met the love of his life in San Francisco, Mary Pat, they married in 1964. Had two children Thomas Patrick and Angela Lynn.

Thomas worked in finance with Beneficial and was transferred several times, landed in Sacramento, Ca in 1976. Working with Aetna Finance.

Mary Pat told him they were not moving again!

In 1981, Thomas then began a career with Massey Ferguson/ AGCO where he was a Regional Dealer Development Manager, and Territory Account Manager before retiring. This has him on the road traveling the United States. All his coworkers and dealers loved him so much as he loved them. After 31 years of dedication, he retired in July 2012.

Thomas was loved by all. He was an extraordinary man, a gentleman, and a magnet, everyone that met him loved him and his smile wit and charm.

He loved hunting and fishing. He remained positive no matter what medical obstacles he faced. He was a warrior and fought with a smile on his face.

He was proceeded in death by both parents, and son in law Josh. Thomas is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Mary Pat, Sister Jennieva, Son Thomas (Wendy spouse) , Daughter Angela (Ken fiancé) , Grandchildren Stephen , Jasmine ((Devan spouse) , Brooke, Bailey. Rylie, and Great grandchildren Penelope, Payton, Raelynn , Olivia and Jaxton.

Among nephews and nieces and a host of loving family and friends.

We are so grateful for the LVAD team, All nurses on E 6, Oncology Department , and all Doctors and Nurses at UCD Medical Center for the superior care they provided Dad . Thank you.

 

In lieu of flowers please consider supporting the UC Davis Health VAD Program in memory of Thomas L Hardin Jr

Gifts can be made payable to the UC Davis Foundation ( for the UCDH VAD Program) and mailed to : Beth Abad, Health Sciences Development and Alumni Relations

PO Box 160186

Sacramento, Ca 95816

Visitation

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
1:15 PM

St. Mary’s Funeral Center
6509 Fruitridge Rd
Sacramento, CA 95820

Mass

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
2:00 PM

St. Mary’s Funeral Center
6509 Fruitridge Rd
Sacramento, CA 95820

Committal service

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
To Follow

St. Mary’s Funeral Center
6509 Fruitridge Rd
Sacramento, CA 95820