Rufus graduated May 2008 from Wright City High School and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church of Wright City. He enjoyed basketball, fishing, and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Goldie Mae Osborne and one uncle, Michael Ray Hardage. Rufus leaves to cherish his memory his parents Rufus Sr. and Kathy Hardage of the home; grandparents Chester Lee Hardage III of Valliant, Ok.; Ruthie Mae Hardage of Wright City, Ok. and George Osborne of Broken Bow; one brother Chris Cherry and wife Chasity of Carrollton, TX; two sisters Monica Griffin and husband Derrick of Clarksville and LaToria Hardage of Wright City, Ok; five nieces and one nephew; numerous family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, November 2, 2008, at the Wright City High School Auditorium, Wright City. Bro. Lynn Gaskey, Bro. Randy Watkins and Bro. Brad Jones will officiate. Interment will follow at Slater Cemetery, Wright City. \nTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rufus Jerome Hardage, please visit our floral store.