Buford Harding

August 22, 1919 - November 20, 2005 

Buford Harding

August 22, 1919 - November 20, 2005 

Obituary for Buford Harding

Buford was born August 22, 1919 in Paris, Tennessee to Hallie and Esther Harding. He was an all-star athlete at Wayne State University in basketball, cross country, and track. Kip was a member of the "Gas House Gang" at this time. He served honorably as a Lieutenant in the Navy during WWII, participating in the invasion of Solerno and the Pacific Theatere. He was a longtime employee of Ford Motor Company, retiring as Assistand District Sales Manager. The governor of Indiana appointed him to the board of Motor Vehicle Sles Advisory Board. Under a previous administration, he served on a task force that reorganized the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. He was "very proud of what was accomplished on that task force." He also taught at Northwood Institute in Midland. MI. Four sons, Richard, Jim, Brian, and Ron; sister Marion Stoliker; nephew Don Franks, and ten grandchildren survive him.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, December 1st at 11:00 at A.H.Peters Funeral Home with a visitation one hour prior to the funeral. He will be laid to rest with military honors at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

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