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Cavaliers News · Details of services for former AD Walter Hardy

John F. Kennedy’s staff, coaches, students and community are mourning the sudden death of Walter Hardy.  Walt was a 1985 PB graduate who played football, basketball and volleyball for the panthers.  He returned to Paint Branch as a teacher and coach where he touched the lives of all those around him.  Known for his big smile, infectious personality and someone who would do anything for anyone!  Walter coached boys basketball, volleyball and football for the Panthers.  He also was the Assistant Athletic Director at Paint Branch before accepting the Athletic Director at Kennedy High School.  Just this past July, Coach Hardy took over as the Athletic Director at Sherwood High School.

Walter was working at Sherwood High School Saturday morning when he collapsed. No other details are know at this time.  Details of his services can be found below.

Please keep the Hardy family in your thoughts and prayers.

Regarding what we can do to help – there is a SignUpGenius for meals set up by a Paint Branch parent ( Also, the family is working out details regarding other support ideas and we will send them along once all finalized by the family.

Friday September 8, 2017

Borgwardt Funeral Home

4400 Powder Mill Road

Beltsville, Maryland 20705

2 pm – 4 pm and 7 pm – 9 pm


Saturday September 9, 2017

Celebration of Life

Paint Branch High School

14121 Old Columbia Pike

Burtonsville, Maryland 20866

2 pm – 4 pm