Thomas Franklin Hardin, Jr. (T.J.) was born to proud parents Thomas Franklin Hardin Sr. and Ella Lee Rooters in Seattle, Washington on September 18th 1979. T.J. was raised in Highpoint neighborhood of Seattle. He leaves behind his parents Thomas Franklin Hardin, Sr. and Ella Lee Rooters of Seattle Washington. 2 sons: Lamonte Smith of Olympia Washington and Thomas Franklin Hardin, III of Seattle Washington. 1 daughter: Frankie Love Couch of Seattle, Washington. 4 sisters: Marie Antionette Rooters of Issaquah Washington, Angelia Russell of Dallas Texas, Nykiah Smith-Hardin and Cherell Smith both of Seattle, Washington. 2 brothers: Raymond Ray Pugh and Timothy Earl Pugh, Jr. both of Seattle, Washington and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. In celebration of his life visitation will be held from 1-3pm Sat. Sept. 9, 2017 at Serenity Funeral Home – Personal Alternative Chapel 749 Central Ave. N Kent, WA 98032.