John F. Hardman of Smyrna, GA went to be with The Lord on Sunday June 9, 2013 at the age of 84. He had a distinguished 47 year-career with Kemper Insurance Company, was President of Southern Loss Assn., Coordinator for Red Cross for over 20 years, and very active in his community and church. He is survived by his wife Marg, son, five daughters and many grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna on Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm with service following at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking donations be made “In memory of John” to Ozark Christian College, 1111 North Main, Joplin, MO 64801.