August 26, 2020
Feb. 10, 1962 - April 7, 2020
Mark Joseph Hardin, 58, of Sweet Home passed away. He was born Feb. 10, 1962 in Gary, Ind., to Orville Eugene and Earlene (Hart) Hardin.
He was raised in Indiana, moving in 1994 to Sweet Home, where he resided the remainder of his life.
Mark spent most of his career in the equipment rental industry including: Aggregate, Power Rents, United Rentals and co-owner of Mid-Valley Equipment Rental. He was a member of Meals On Wheels for the mid-valley area.
Also, he sponsored the Oregon Jamboree through his work affiliation for years.
He loved sports, especially the Cubs and NASCAR. He was a huge Beavers fan. He enjoyed country music and nature photography. He enjoyed the mini farm life on his property just outside of town, where he loved spending time with family, friends and grandchildren.
Mark is survived by his wife of 37 years, Angela of Mesa, Ariz. (formerly of Sweet Home); his son and daughter-in-law Josh and Alycia Hardin; grandchildren Haley, Ava and Talon, all of League City, Texas; mother Earlene Hart of Portage, Wis.; siblings Mike (Kathleen) of Merrillville, Ind., Scott (Tricia) of Fairdealing, Mo., Darice (Rich) of Portage, Wis., Rich (Susan) of Valparaiso, Ind., Glen (Sonya) of Lake Station, Ind.; and several loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Orville Hardin, and stepfathers Terry Fischer and Butch Hart.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.