Mr. Richard Hart


Mr. Richard Hart, 77, of Tasley, husband of Mary Ruth Hart, passed away Dec. 31, 2018, at his residence.

Born Nov. 11, 1941, in Virginia, he was the son of the late Melvin Sanford Hart and Mary Jane Hart.

Other than his wife of 60 years, Mr. Hart is survived by two daughters, Bonnie J. Hart-Cropper, of Parksley, and Theresa Hart McHan, of Exmore; a brother, James “Red” Hart, of Greenbush; three grandchildren, Walter R. McHan Jr., of Eastville, Terry L. Cropper Jr. and wife, Aulbrey, of Three Rivers, Mich., and Trent L. Cropper and wife, Sheena, of Parksley; and five great-grandchildren, Cameron, Gabriel, Jace and Keyson Cropper, and Hayden McHan.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Anthony Scott McHan.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at 1 p.m. from Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley with the Rev. Mary Jiminez and the Rev. Wayne Hart officiating. Interment will follow in the Parksley Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

Arrangements were made by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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