Billy Joe Hardwick, age 35, of Monticello, KY, and formerly of Somerset, passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY.

Billy was born on August 25, 1981 in Somerset, KY to Frank Hardwick and the late Pamela Nevels Hardwick.

He is survived by his fiancé of 17 years, Amy Lynn Rainwater of Monticello; his father, Frank Hardwick of Somerset; one sister, Amy Elliott of Somerset; three nieces, Sierra Gail McKinney of Somerset, Erica Dawn McKinney of Russell Springs and Haley Marie McKinney of Russell Springs; one brother-in-law, Jason (and Lori) McKinney of Russell Springs; his dog, Cujo; and cat, Jinx.

Along with his mother he was preceded in death by one sister, Misty Hardwick; and one brother, Frank Hardwick, Jr.

Private funeral services were held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:  www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Billy Hardwick.