Robert C. Hardy, 82, of Waterville died Thurs., Apr. 26, 2012 at home with his family by his side. Bob was born in Smithfield, the son of Louis and Elizabeth Dow Hardy. He was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, Charles, Louis and William; two sisters, Alice Alexander and Winifred Bolduc. He attended schools in Smithfield and Waterville, graduating from Waterville High School in 1949. He went to work at C.F. Hathaway in 1949. He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War, returning to Hathaway until his retirement in 1991. Bob is survived by his wife, Cecile Lacroix Hardy of Waterville; his daughter, Marie Dinkler and partner, David of South Portland; grandsons, Christopher Weston and partner Jessica Hawkes and their two children Danielle and Noah of Westbrook and Ben Weston and fiance Charity Bedell of South Portland. At his request there will be no visiting hours nor services. Arrangements are with Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville.