Mr. William Carner “Bill” Hardstock, 89, husband of the late Lois Longacre Hardstock and a resident of Chincoteague Island, VA, formerly of Poplar Cove, Onancock, VA, passed away at his residence on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

Born March 22, 1928 in Schenectady, NY, he was the son of the late Howard William Hardstock and Louise Carner Griffiths.  Mr. Hardstock served his country in the United States Navy; and was a teacher for the Accomack County Public Schools, one of the first sea clammers on the Eastern Shore, and a draftsman for NASA.  He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Kiwanis International, and the Power Squadron.

Survivors include three children, Amy-Jo L. Hardstock of Chincoteague Island, Betsy H. Savage of Temperanceville, VA, and Whitney D. Hardstock and his wife Susan, of Parksley, VA; daughter-in-law, Debbie Hardstock of Parksley; ten grandchildren, Bill Custis, Brandy Childress and husband Shane, John and Zachary Peterson, Alexandra Lenhoff, Sean Lenhoff and wife Kayla, Mitchell J. Hardstock, Jr., Dustin Hardstock, Brittany Hardstock and wife Lisa, and Jackie Hardstock; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and his church family and numerous friends.  In addition to his loving wife and parents, he was predeceased by two sons, Guy Edward Hardstock and Mitchell J. Hardstock.

Funeral services will be conducted from the Christ United Methodist Church, Sunday, February 11, 2018, 3:00 p.m., with Pastor Joe Carson officiating.  There will be a visitation at the church, one hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Christ UMC, P.O. Box 687, Chincoteague, VA  23336.

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Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.