Virgil Raymond Harden Jr., 73, of rural North Manchester, Ind., passed away at his home.
He was born Dec. 28, 1939, in Wabash, Ind., to Virgil Raymond Sr. and Violette J. (Kessler) Harden.
Virgil retired from Ford Motor Company, in Wayne, Mich. He loved cars and enjoyed detailing automobiles. He lived in Michigan until 1997, before moving to North Manchester.
Virgil is survived by his four children: Robert Ray Harden, Wabash; Teresa Kay Exel, Cumberland, Ky.; Deborah Jean (Bob) Revnew, Lebanon, Tenn.; Michelle Dawn (Tim) Lewis, Lancaster, Ky.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister: Sandra Kay Defee, Nashville, Ark.
He was preceded in death by his son, Raymond Dean Harden.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 18, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.