Brian Dean Hardie passed away March 13, 2020, at Millersylvania State Park in Washington. He was born February 27, 1965 to Gary Hardie and Marilyn (Rose) Barnett in Chehalis, Washington. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 373. He participated in all activities, earning merit badges and the Eagle Scout award. He attended and later worked as counselor at Boy Scout Camp Thunderbird.
After graduating from W.F. West High School, he joined the U.S. Army. While in the Army, he continued his education with online classes, and took advantage of all classes and additional training the Army had to offer. He worked as a paralegal in the JAG Corps, and achieved the rank of Sergeant. His tour of duty took him to Army bases in Georgia, Texas, Indiana, California, Washington, and two years in South Korea. After his military service, Brian worked for law firms in Tacoma and Chehalis. He enjoyed camping and traveling to state parks in his pick-up truck and camper.
Survivors include his parents, Gary (Kathy) Hardie and Marilyn (Jim) Barnett; sister, Trina (JD) Rowland; nephews, Brandon (Samantha) Barnes, Jeremy Barnes, and Daniel “DJ” (Mikayla) Schlittler; great nephews, Rylan and Grayson Schlittler; aunts and uncles, Bob and Jackie Spahr, Linda Kaplan, Carol and Jim Hutchison, Linda Rosebrook, Gloria Rose; and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Melvin and Cecile Hardie; maternal grandparents, Ernie and Marie Rose; and uncle, John Rose.
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