Clarence L. (C.L.) Hardy ’61

Clarence L. (C.L.) Hardy ’61 died December 13, 2006. He was born June 7, 1939 in Kinston, son of the late Harmon and Gladys Hardy. He was a graduate of Davidson College where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega. After receiving a master’s degree in English from the University and then taking a position in the English Department at Virginia Tech, where he taught for more than twenty years. He was renowned for his excellent teaching, appreciation of literature, humor, profound love of music, and sociability. Survivors include his uncle James Creech, 718 Jones Ave., 28501-2742, and half-brother Harmon Hardy, Jr. C.L. leaves behind a wide circle of friends who became his family, most particularly James O. Hoge, Jr., Carol Hoge and their family. In lieu of flowers, friends should consider donating to an endowment C.L. had established in his name at Davidson College, Office of Development, Davidson College, Davidson, N.C. 28035.