Dewey (Bill) Hart passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019 in the Golden Harvest Long Term Care Unit in Welch, WV.
Bill was born December 15, 1935 in Avondale, WV, a son of the late Dewey S. and Lovely Mae Stone Hart. He was a retired coal miner, loved his family and friends and loved talking about the old days. He was of the Pentecostal faith and loved going to church.
In addition to his parents Bill was preceded in death by his wife Elsie Hart; three brothers, Donnie, Kenneth and Bobby Hart; one sister, Edna Mae Hicks; three children, Clyde Owens, Fay Ferrell and Jamie Cole; one grandchild, Andrew Jaden Hart and two daughters-in-law, Marsha Owens and Sharon Owens.
Survivors include seven sons, Ronnie Owens and wife Eve of Bishop, VA, Eddie Owens and wife Beverly, Ray Owens, Roger Owens and wife Freda, Stevie Owens and wife Donna, and William P. Hart Sr. and wife Amanda all of Delaware; and Ralph Hart and wife Angie of Mile Branch, WV; one daughter, Doris Gail Payne and husband Sammy of Beartown, WV; two nephews, Joe and Kenneth Hicks; 32 grandchildren, 58 great grandchildren and 30 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 1 o’clock with Reverend Sandy Bryant and Reverend Johnny Akers officiating at the Garland Church of the Living God in Garland, WV. Burial will follow in the Shortridge Cemetery on Garland Mountain near Garland, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Billy Hart, Kevin Hart, Keith Payne, Jay Lowe, Robert Haywood and Jamie Church.
Friends may visit with the family Friday evening, November 29, 2019 after 6 p.m. at the Garland Church of the Living God at Garland, WV.
Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com