(KMOV) -- The funeral for St. Louis Fire Dept. Chief of EMS Robert Hardy III will be held on Tuesday.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church, located at 5515 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. Burial will follow at Lake Charles Cemetery 7775 St. Charles Rock Road.
According to fire officials, Hardy was at a social function last week when he became ill.
Hardy was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
Hardy had been with the St. Louis City fire department and EMS for over 30 years.