Jeff was born in Oklahoma City to Tom and Sue Hardy of Bethany, OK. He graduated from Putnam City West High School in 1990. He attended Southwestern University and graduated from OSU. He worked at CTS and Parfab. While living in Owasso, OK, he was a beloved soccer coach and Cubmaster, where he influenced many lives. He enjoyed any outdoor activity and loved visiting Red River, N.M. He entertained many by all of his great storytelling. He is survived by his children Travis Hardy, Isabelle Hardy, and Timothy Hardy of Owasso; father Tom Hardy and brothers Mark Hardy and Tommy Hardy Jr of Bethany and many other family and friends.