Long time Providence Presbyterian Church member, Kenneth Hart went home to be with the Lord on Monday. The following is his printed obituary.
HART, Kenneth McCoy, age 90, of Gum Spring, Virginia, departed this life Monday, February 16, 2009, at his residence.
He was born July 1, 1918 in Louisa County, Virginia, to Stephen Farrar & Helen McCoy Hart.
He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Hart Lancaster, and his lifelong friend & brother-in-law, George B. Lancaster, Sr.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Barbara, his daughter and son-in-law, Helen
& Brian Jennings, granddaughter Sonia Rae Jennings, step-grandson Graham Hutson Jennings, brother Stephen F. Hart, Jr.
& his wife Charlotte, two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth U. Delaney & Janet U. Phyfe, 14
nieces & nephews and faithful friend Tupper.
He was a World War II Veteran, having served as an Army Lieutenant in the 3513th Ordnance Automotive Maintenance Company. In addition to being a farmer and woodworker, he was a certified land surveyor well known in Louisa, Goochland, Hanover and surrounding counties.
He was a lifelong member of Providence Presbyterian Church, where the McCoy family had served & worshipped for many generations,
Along with caring for his beloved beef cows and tending his vegetable garden in later years, he continued to operate his WoodMizer sawmill until a stroke in May 2008 curtailed his outdoor activities.
A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, February 20, 2009 at the Hart
Family Cemetery, reception will immediately follow the service at Providence
Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. Gum Spring, VA.
The family will receive friends on Thursday February 19, 2009, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Lacy Funeral Home, 6241 Cross County Road, Mineral, Virginia 23117.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Providence Presbyterian Church Building Fund, p. o. Box 13, Gum Spring, VA 23065.