James Hardiman, age 42 of Ozark, Missouri passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 in his home. He was born May 8, 1972 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, loving son of Pauline (Marqua) Hardiman. James is survived by his loving mother Pauline of Ozark; his brother Jonathan and wife Janette of Springfield; two nephews Matthew and Alexander Hardiman; one niece Isabella Hardiman and several other caring relatives; his father Julius S. Hardiman of Florida. James loved his cats and all pets. Memorials in honor of James may be made to the no kill animal shelter, HFLCS, 225 New Hope Road, Buffalo, MO 65622, phone number 417-733-5068. Honoring James request no services are planned and his body has been cremated under the direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com.