John Hart Jr.

Sunday, November 3, 2019
John Hart Jr.

CHARLESTON, Mo. — John Edward “Moochie” Hart Jr., 79, died Oct. 31, 2019, at his home.

Born Oct. 6, 1940, in Tiptonville, Tenn., to the late John Edward Hart Sr. and the late Bessie Davy Hart, he was of the Baptist belief, he was employed by Dale Glenn Farms until his retirement in 2014.

On June 16, 1968, he married Ruth Rowe, who survives of the home in Charleston.

Other survivors include: four sons, Timothy (Amanda) Hart of Sikeston, Troy Hart of rural Charleston, Bruce (Maggie) Hart of Killeen, Texas, and Duncan Hart of Michigan City, Ind.; four daughters, Shannan Gillespie of Charleston, Patricia (Anthony) Hart of Michigan City, Ind., Annette Crawford of Kansas City and Amanda Harris of St. Louis; one brother, Robert Dean of Chicago; two sisters, Ruby Townsend of Charleston and Flora Hasslett of Chicago; and 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Anthony Hull; three brothers, Herman Dean, James "Sonny" Hart and John Hart; one sister, Berneice West; and a granddaughter.

Visitation is from noon until service time at 1 p.m. Sunday at House of Prayer World Outreach Center in Charleston with the Rev. Ronald Sloan officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston with the Williams Funeral Home of Charleston in charge of arrangements.