Mr. Alvis Wayne Harding, 63, was born in Yadkin County, N.C., on March 1, 1960, to the late Oscar Blackwell and Mae Harding. He departed this life on Monday, October 2, 2023.

Alvis graduated from Forbush High School. He worked at MFG Composites as a machine operator.

He leaves to cherish the memory of his life his wife, Norma Jean McDonald Harding; two sons, Adrian Horne and Walter (Brandy) Horne; three daughters, Nora Harding, Stephanie Harding, and Amy Floyd; two brothers, Michael Harding and Gray Harding; two sisters, Malinda Harding and Dora Mar Crawford; five grandsons, Adrian Horne, Jayvon Horne, Charles Floyd, Aarron Floyd, and Aiden Horne; five granddaughters, Serenity Horne, Trinity Horne, Adrianna Horne, Amya Floyd, and Zaeli Horne; and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Celebration of Life services will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at 1 p.m. at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home, and burial will follow at the Belmont Cemetery.

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