Rev. Richard “Louie” Hart, Sr.

Rev. Richard “Louie” Hart, Sr.

February 24, 2935 - March 1, 2019

Rev. Richard “Louie” Hart, Sr., 84, of Corbin passed away Friday, March 1, 2019, at his home. Born February 24, 1935, he was the son of the late Ernest and Ethel Hart.

He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Over a period of 54 years, he pastored 13 local churches. His personal interests included hunting, horses, dogs, and cattle farming which became full time once he retired from Whayne Supply Company.

In addition to his father and mother, he was preceded in death by his sister, Maureen Henderson, and also by an infant sister.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 62 years, Marie Hart; daughter, Teresa Nantz and husband Thurman; son, Dennis Ray Hart and wife Debbie; son, Richard Louie Hart, Jr., eight grandchildren: Mark Nantz and wife Jennifer, Jeff Nantz and wife Kristin; Jason Hart and wife Shannon, Jeremy Hart and wife Ashley, Joshua Hart and wife Kayla, Travis Hart and wife Vickie, Denise Hamilton and husband Matt, and Katrina Henry and husband Roger; 16 great grandchildren; two great- great grandchildren; brother, Willard Hart; and sister, Theresa Sharp and husband E.J. He is also survived by other relatives and numerous friends. He was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, March 4, 2019, at Oak Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Vernon Morris and Pastor Herbert Wells officiating. Burial will follow in Monhollen Cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 9 P.M. Sunday at Oak Grove Baptist Church.

  • Penny Smith
    Posted at 17:19h, 03 March Reply

    Rest in peace. He was a wonderful person. Always caring for everyone who needed help. May God wrap his arms around you to help ease your pain.

  • Mary Alsip Randall
    Posted at 00:54h, 04 March Reply

    So sorry to hear of his passing lived near his wife Marie when we were young.Have many fond memories of him and Marie,Many prayers as Marie and family continue with their journey forward.

  • Janus Jones
    Posted at 01:14h, 04 March Reply

    Prayers for this family. Louie was as good a friend as I ever had

  • Janet Taylor
    Posted at 07:15h, 16 March Reply

    Oh, I’m so sorry to learn that Louie has passed. I’m a sitter for Home Helpers, and I sat with him when he was in the hospital on 3rd floor, and a couple of nights when he was moved to 2nd floor. I met you Marie one evening when you and your son came to visit with him. I could tell that ALL of you loved and cared for him so much. I enjoyed sitting with him and talking to him. I pray God will comfort all of you.

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