Larry Ray Hardin has retired from the Department of Justice after serving 31 years. Hardin attended Taylorsville school before entering the Navy and Marines. He is the son of Elizabeth Johnson Hardin and Ray Hardin Jr., of Bardstown.
He is the grandson of Ray and Sarah Hardin, of Taylorsville, and Mattie and Edward Johnson, of Bardstown. Hardin has several relatives in Spencer and surrounding counties. He resides part-time in San Diego, Calif., and Rota, Spain.