Theodore “Teddy” Joseph Harder, Jr., age 73, of D’Iberville, MS passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022.
Teddy was born in Biloxi and raised in D’Iberville. He was a pillar of the community and a friend to everyone he met. He loved his family. He was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus #9094. He served on the D’Iberville City Council and Harrison County School Board for 20 years. He coached multiple youth sports for over 30 years. He was a D’Iberville High School graduate and MS State Alumni, Class of 1971. “Go Warriors and Hail State!”
Teddy is preceded in death by his parents, Theodore Harder, Sr. and Rosemary Harder; his brothers, David and Richard Harder; and by his sister, Idell Harder.
Left to cherish his memory include his daughters, Cindy Peck and Michelle (Matthew) Darr; sister, Kathy (Doug) McBroom; brothers, Mark (Joann) Harder and Carl (Linda) Harder; and four grandchildren, Gabrielle Peck, Addison Peck, Shelby Patry and Theodore Darr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may visit two hours prior. Interment will follow at Biloxi City Cemetery.
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Theodore “Teddy” Joseph Harder, Jr.