Mr. James Hardrick passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2022, 3:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa FL 33606, with Rev. Prentiss Davis, Officiating. MASK RECOMMENDED.
James was born August 30, 1971, in Tampa, FL to Orange (James Hardrick) and Cleo Gregory. He completed his formal education in the Hillsborough County Public Schools and was a graduate of Hillsborough High School. After graduating, he received his Cosmetology license and enjoyed a 28-year career for his love and passion of Hairstyling. He moved to Vero Beach, FL to care for his mother Cleo, where he would later reside. He was also actively employed as an Activity Director for Memory Care at Renaissance Senior Living of Vero Beach, FL., and would often travel to Tampa to help his longtime clients who he loved and cherished look and feel their best.
James is preceded in death by: his parents, Orange (James Hardrick), Tampa, FL and Cleo Gregory (Willie Bob Gregory) of Vero Beach, FL.; grandparents, Ola Mae and Allen Gorman of Huntingtown, MD., grandfather, Hoarch Hardrick of Byromville, GA.; grandmother, Allene Hardrick of Tampa, FL.; cousin, Kevin Daniels of Tampa, FL.; and aunt, Beatrice Swell of Prince Frederick, MD.
James is survived by: his favorite aunt, Lucille Daniels; cousins, Curtis Daniels, Gary Jackson and Angel Beacham, all of Tampa, FL; brother and sisters, Johnnie Jones, Dawn Bowman, Synovia Taylor and Yolanda Boyd; like mothers, Mrs. Jacqueline Cross and Mrs. Cynthia Mitchell, who were his longtime clients along with Dawne Harden, Nettie Miller, and Catherina Terrylong; goddaughters, Bianca Adams and Nia Barton; Albertha Bell and family; close friends, Nichola Murphy, Ericka Starks, and Monica Harris; and a host of many longtime clients over the years and sorrowing extended family and friends.
The visitation will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606. MASK RECOMMENDED.