Welcome to the Hart Family Page

Updated: 22 July 2010

George Caley Hart married Anna Marie Brown. They had 4 children:

  1. George Hart (b. about 19 June 1921, d. 21 Oct 2000 in Maysville, KY) married Thelma.
  2. Bette Hart (b. 1923) married Gilbert Bader
  3. William Davidson Hart (b. 11 March 1926 in Ripley, OH, d. 19 Sep 2004 in Martin, TN) married Bernice J. Jolly (b. 13 Aug 1928 in Flemingsburgh, KY, d. 25 May 1976 in Jackson, MI) on 23 Nov 1950 in Aberdeen, OH.
  4. Mary Hart (b. about 14 Dec 1928)

Obituary from Weakley County Press (TN):

William Davidson Hart, 78, of Martin, died Sept. 19, 2004, at Greenbrier Meadows in Martin.

Visitations will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Murphy Funeral Home with prayer service at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the St. Jude Catholic Church with Father Joe Paolozzi officiating. Burial will be at the St. Johns Cemetery in Jackson, Mich. Graveside services will be at St. Johns Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Walt Thorne, Kay Boyce, Denny Williams, Rusty Holloman, Jonathan Hart and Ed DeWaters will serve as pallbearers.

Hart was born March 11, 1926, in Ripley, Ohio, the son of the late George Hart Sr. and Anne Brown Hart. He was retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in pipe maintenance. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of St. Jude Catholic Church.

Survivors include three sons, Jeff Hart of Martin, Jerry Hart of Auburn, Ky., and Joe Hart of Jackson, Mich.; two daughters, Peggy Morales of Martin and LeAnne Mallin of Washington; a sister, Bette Barder of Modesto, Calif.; and eight grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Jolley Hart; a brother, George Hart Jr. and a sister, Mary Hennessee.

Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or Alzheimer's Foundation.
Weakley County Press, Martin, TN

Bill served in the Pacific (New Guinea) during WW2. He served as a Navy gunner on US merchant ships (3 freighters and one tanker): John Philip Sousa, Joseph I. Kemp, Sharpsburg (tanker), Francis E. Warren. Bill enlisted at age 17 and went to Melbourne, Australia. He left the service in 1945 and went to Ripley, OH to work with his grandfather. He lived with them prior to WW2. He was a master plumber and went to work for OH Pulley Works. He later left them and went to MI and worked for Goodyear Tire Co. for 26 years. He later moved to TN and worked for Goodyear in Union City, TN and lived with his son and daughter-in-law in his later years.

William Davidson Hart, Coxswain, US Navy WW2, cemetery stone.

Bernice & Bill Hart, cemetery stone

Bernice Hart, cemetery stone.