Nina Rardin, 87, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. She was born in Clarksburg on September 20, 1931, a daughter of the late Frank E. and Phyllis G. (Ward) Carter. On February 13, 1953 she married Karl Lee Rardin, and after 45 years of marriage he preceded her in death on June 13, 1998.
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Nina is survived by her two children: Karl Lee Rardin II and wife Bobbi Hollinger, and Phyllis Ann Rardin all of Clarksburg; and one grandson: Morgan Shaun Rardin also of Clarksburg.
Nina was a graduate of Washington-Irving High School, Class of 1949. She began her career with the WV Department of Unemployment Compensation, where she retired as a Deputy Commissioner in 1987.
Though she was an only child, she was close to her many cousins. She loved to spend time with them, playing cards and drinking coffee. Nina had many friends and family in the Davisson Run area and enjoyed attending the Davisson Run reunions. She was very dedicated to her family and loved to attend the many large family get-togethers and celebrations held over the years.
With her husband Karl she enjoyed traveling after they retired, and took many trips around the country with their grandson, Morgan. She liked country music; her favorites were George Jones and Travis Tritt. She also liked the comedy of Jerry Clower. Nina also loved animals, especially her cats “Sweet Pea,” “Frankie,” and “Escapade,” as well as her beloved dog “Homer.”
Nina’s wishes for cremation services will be honored. A Memorial Service will be held at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 2pm. Family and friends will gather beginning at 1pm. Private Inurnment will take place at the convenience of the family. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Rardin Family during this time.