Bruce C Bardin, Jr., passed away October 17, 2016. He was a young 72 year old passionate gardener and market vegetable grower. He is survived by his sweetie of 42 years, Carol Friedman; his father, Richard Rivers; his brothers, Robert Bardin (Lyndie Callan) Isaac and Asia, and Doug Rivers (Sarah), Anna; his aunt, Mary Means and her children and families; the children and families of another aunt Floy Meagher; aunt and uncle Liz and O'Neal Bardin and their children and families; the children and families of uncle Keith and Joanne Bardin; cousins Jamie O'Bannon and Ellen Robertson (Michael), Blair and family, and Neill; sister-in-law, Joyce Lynn; brother-in-law Arnold Milner (Diane Britt), Lisa Milner Goldberg (Jeremy): sister-in-law Karen Friedman (Ward Wimbish), Josh Friedman (Jillian Scott), Zach Friedman; special family friends Michael Storm and Luann Davis, Ian (Christy), Sam and Bowen, & Gracie; many dear, dear long-time Hart County KY friends and many in the Louisville restaurant community. Memorial plans are incomplete. Please make a donation to wherever you feel would do the most good or the American Red Cross, Kentucky Waterways Alliance, APRON, Inc., or a library.