Mr. Walter Thomas Hart
- June 18, 1926 - February 29, 2012
- Balty, Virginia
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At this last date, I doubt that you will see this post. I hope that somehow you do. Tonight I was on facebook with Kathy Bortz Hancock and...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Denise Hall Wendle - PA
I enjoyed working with Walter for my 10 year stint in Caroline. If you remember you took us in for a week or so after the place we rented...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Larry Dunn - Amissville, VA
“Winnie and Wilma, words cannot express the sorrow and loss we feel when we lose the Rock of our lives that has been there for us forever but let us...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Larry Satterwhite - Sandston, VA
“Dear Wilma and Winnie,
I know that Harold signed for us but, I wanted to add my personal experience of a special kindness that Walter showed me....Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Ethel Hannah - Abingdon, VA
“Wilma, Winnie and family. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Always know that God will give you the strength you will...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Charlene Lewis - VA
“Dear Wilma and Winnie,
I was so sorry to hear that Walter is gone!!!!
My first memory of meeting Walter was when he and Freddie Hall and Marshall...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Harold Hannah - Abingdon , VA
“I will always remember Walter's kindness and patience. He was a mentor to me at the beining of my forestry career. At the time (1971) I was working...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Bruce C. Frizzell - Partlow, VA
“Wilma, Winnie and family,
Our prayers and thoughts are with you. I pray that God will give you comfort during this difficult time. Just know that...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Charles and Judi Moore - VA
“May God be with you during this time.We will always remember Walter and his sense
of humor.We will fondly remember the memories we have of him.
9 of 10 | Posted by: Sandra and Bill Carlson - VA
“I had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Hart at an REC retirees luncheon and then met her wonderful granddaughter, Jocelyn when she became my co-worker....Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Penni Curtis - Fredericksburg, VA
Walter Thomas Hart, 85, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 at VCU Medical Center (formerly MCV) in Richmond.
He was born June 18, 1926 in Balty where he resided most of his life. He was the son of the late Charles Gay and Jessie Lucille Sale Hart.
Mr. Hart retired from the Virginia Department of Forestry. He was a lifetime member of County Line Baptist Church in Chilesburg. He was a member of Ladysmith Volunteer Fire Department where he served as President for 17 years, and a member of Ladysmith Volunteer Rescue Squad. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the Richmond Power Squadron
He is survived by his wife, Wilma Peatross Hart, who he married April 3, 1948. He is also survived by his daughter, Winnie Pitts and her husband, Morris Jr.; his granddaughter, Jocelyn Pitts Lowzik and her husband, Gary, Jr.; his sister, Jessie Gay Johnson of Utah; his brother, Roger and his wife, Barbara of Richmond and a niece and three nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter.
A visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2012 at County Line Baptist Church, 3461 Ladysmith Road, Ruther Glen, VA. 22546 with Rev. Dr. Fred Skaggs officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.