Raymond Allen Hardt, 80 years old, of Billings, MT passed away on October 28, 2018.

He was born in Laurel, MT on June 17, 1938 to Pete and Lydia (Bangert) Hardt. Ray graduated from Senior High School and married his high school sweetheart, Patricia (Lambrecht) Hardt in 1958.

Ray worked tirelessly through his life, farming and raising cattle until his retirement in 2015. He enjoyed playing cards in his free time and always made sure his family was well taken care of.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents Pete and Lydia Hardt and his sister Betty Ostermiller.

He is survived by his wife Patricia (Lambrecht) Hardt; his son Rick and daughter-in-law Marla (Donahue) Hardt;  daughter Deanna and son-in-law Mike Vicars; two grandchildren: Trey and Payton Scott; a brother Dick (Susanne) Hardt and several nieces and nephews.

Per Ray’s request no services are planned. Should donations be made, Ray’s charities of choice are St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital an Shriner’s Hospitals for children.