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David Robert Hart

August 11, 1926 — June 30, 2023

Paris, TN

David Robert Hart, age 96 of Paris, TN, longtime resident of Memphis, TN, died Friday, June 30, 2023, at West Tennessee Healthcare Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN.

He retired from Schering-Plough in Memphis, TN, after 31 years as a machinist.  He enjoyed yard work, being a master craftsman at woodworking, and loved his family.

David was born August 11, 1926, in Henry County, TN, to the late Willie V. Hart and the late Clessie Estelle Enoch Hart.

He was married July 7, 1950, to Annette Smith Hart, who preceded him in death on December 6, 1997.

He is survived by two sons, David Randall “Randy” (Yvonne) Hart of Selmer, TN, and Robert (Wanda) Hart of Bartlett, TN; four sisters, Joyce Wofford of McKenzie, TN, Margaret Stoner of McKenzie, TN, Lois (Hugh) Pinson of Mansfield, TN, and Gayle (Danny) Beasley of Horn Lake, MS; three grandchildren, April (John) Henley, Aaron (Amanda) Hart, and Ryan (Hannah) Hart; four great grandchildren, Carson Hamm, Zeke Hart, Zella Hart, and Zack Hart; special friend, Betty Lanius; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by five brothers, William “Bill” Hart, Benjamin “Bud” Hart, Gene Hart, Gerald Hart, and Kenneth Hart.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St. Paris, TN.  Visitation will be Saturday, July 1, 2023, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, and continue Sunday, July 2, 2023, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.  The funeral service will be Sunday July 2, 2023, at 2:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with John Sutton officiating. 

Serving as pallbearers will be Aaron Hart, Ryan Hart, Steve Hart, Tony Hart, Danny Beasley, and Carson Hamm.

Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery in Paris, TN.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Henry Baptist Church, PO Box 248, Henry, TN 38231.

 

 

 

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Visitation

Saturday, July 1, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Visitation

Sunday, July 2, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

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201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Funeral Service

Sunday, July 2, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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