Jodi Santella Williams- Tragedy Of Joseph A. Hardy III Wife

by Manisha Wed Dec 20 2023 Updated On Thu Dec 21 2023
Jodi Santella Williams- Tragedy Of Joseph A. Hardy III Wife

Jodi Santella Williams is the wife of the late Joseph A. Hardy III, a businessman, founder, and CEP of 84 Lumber Company and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. 

Marriage And Son

Jodi got married to Joseph in 2014. Her husband was 91 years old at that time. They had a son, JJ Alexander Hardly. 

Her husband died on January 7, 2023, at 100. 

Jodi Santella Williams with her late husband, Joseph A. Hardy III.
Jodi Santella Williams and her late husband, Joseph A. Hardy III. Source: Pinterest

Her Husband Married Five Times

Joseph was married to Dorothy Hardy at first. They were married for 57 years. They parted their ways in 1998

After that, he married his secretary, Debra Maley, who was 26 years old at the time of marriage. 

They got divorced in 2007. Two years later, he tied the knot with Kristin Gerorigie

She worked at Nemacolin Woodland Spa then, and he met her at the spa while doing his nails. 

Kristin was just 22 years old at that time. Their marriage lasted only for four months. 

He married Rebecca Davis the same year, but his fourth marriage ended within a few months. 

In 2014, he tied the knot with Jodi Santella Willaims. She was his last wife before he died. 

There are no details on when he got separated from his fifth wife. 

Jodi Santella Williams's late husband, Joseph A. Hardy III.
Jodi Santella Williams's late husband, Joseph A. Hardy III. Source: Facebook


Her late husband, Joseph, was 100 years old at death.

Net Worth

Her late husband, Joseph's net worth was estimated to be $1.2 billion

Joseph Gave Credit To His People At 84 Lumber Company

Joseph was the founder of 84 Lumber, and in an interview, he said that he and his company would not have been there without such dedicated people and a team of associates in his company. 

He said people were everything for his company, but the prominent leaders were the managers whose attitude and individuality were significant in building the company. 

He said entrepreneurs also played a considerable part, and he treated them as individuals. 

He said it was beautiful to witness those people grow and achieve success in their lives. 

He wished everyone nothing but success in their life

Death Of Husband

Her husband, Joseph, passed away on his 100th birthday

His family announced and confirmed the death of his passing on January 7, 2023

He was the man behind the success of 84 Lumber and made the company worth billions of dollars. 

The vice president of 84 Lumber stated that even though he was at the height of success, he always valued his people and turned the American dream into a reality for many people. He said he would be greatly missed. 

His family surrounded Joseph during his last moment, and he died with a cigar in his hand. 

His eight children, fifteen grandchildren, and three stepsons survived him.

Farmington Residents Remembered Joseph Hardy

Joseph used to take his kids to Braddock's restaurant and bar, and he used to chat with the locals, too. 

Though he did not visit that place for a long time, he left his mark there as he paid for the holiday lights right across Braddock's. 

Donni Ringer, who is a lifelong Farmington resident, said that Joseph was a very kind and generous man. 

He said his family was also very giving. She shared they did lights for their community during Christmas

Donni used to work at Braddock's restaurant, and at that time, she babysat his children. 

She shared that Joseph was just like ordinary people. She added he used to eat in everyday places and take his kids with him. 

The head chef of the restaurant said that he was a good man and always used to have a cigar in his mouth. 

Joseph used to travel around the town in his Porsche. 

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