Marshall Wayne Hardin died December 13th, 2022, surrounded by his family at Central Wyoming Hospice. Marshall was born on July 1st, 1944, in Julesburg Colorado to Wayne Hardin and Nellie “Loretta” Sheldon. He spent his youth in Oshkosh Nebraska helping his family in the farming community. He went to public school until the 8th grade where he had an argument with the teacher and never went back.
He married Charlotte Jay in August of 1965 and later divorced in 1972 from that union he gained two children Valerie and Buril. He then met Dorothy Hicks in 1973 in Mullen Nebraska. The couple then married on October 28th, 1975, in Duchesne Utah. Gaining him two sons from Dorothy’s previous marriage, Dale and Dennis. He worked construction and drove truck in various states before the family finally settled in Casper Wyoming. While in Utah he perfected his famous “Mormon spuds” recipe.
In 1981 he started work with Natrona Country roads and bridge where he worked for 27 years before retiring in 2008. During those years he gained an “adopted” son Emil, Dennis and Dale’s best friend. Emil came home with the boys one day and has been a part of the family ever since. After he retired Marshall and Dorothy wintered in Nevada Missouri where they spent time with Buril and Val’s families. After traveling back and forth for around ten years they settled back in Casper. Marshall was blessed with 5 children, 15 Grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Marshall is preceeded in death by his Parents Wayne and Loretta Hardin, and his brother Dale Hardin. He is survived by his Wife Dorothy Hardin of Casper WY. His sister Maida (Jon) Chapin of Seaford DE. His children, Valerie (Walt) Harrington of Peru NE, Buril (Joan) Hardin of Nevada MO, Dale (Janet) Sipp of Casper WY, Dennis (Melody) Sipp of Casper WY, and Emil (Kayla) Williams of Casper WY. And his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Services will be sometime in the Spring. Please send flowers and other condolences to 2123 Doane Ln Casper Wyoming 82601.
Arrangements are under the care of Bustard and Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 Cy Ave, Casper, WY 82601.