Saturday, February 5th, 2022
John Hart
John (Jack) H. Hart, 85, of Centerville, OH passed away January 28, 2022 surrounded by family at Kettering Medical Center.
He was born December 17, 1936 in Greenville, PA to the late Howard and Elsie (Patterson) Hart.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his twin brother, Jim Hart; his sister, Carol Knapp; and June A. Hart whom he was married for almost 49 years.
  He is survived by 3 children, John (Linda) Hart of Hooversville, PA, Diane (Don) Watkins of St. Marys, OH and Bill (Beth) Hart of Kettering, OH; 7 grandchildren, Michelle Thompson, Cory Hart, Brett (Courtney) Hart, Henry Hart, Theo Hart, Charlie Hart and Sarah Hart; 2 great-grandchildren, Elijah and Ava Thompson; sister, Norma (Gary) Boney of Austintown, OH; brother, Rick (Linda) Hart of Columbiana, OH; sister-in-law, Barb Hart of Irmo, SC and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.
  John was a 1954 graduate of South High School in Youngstown, OH. Upon graduation he started a long career in transportation; first at Republic Steel where he worked for over 25 years in Youngstown, Rainesville, AL and Van Wert, OH then later at John Cheeseman Trucking in Ft. Recovery where he retired. Up until 3 years ago, John was still very active in multiple senior bowling and softball leagues as well as enjoyed playing golf. He loved his Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland sport teams. Goodbye Dad (Papa), you will be missed. Rest in peace.
  A memorial service for John will be held at a later date in Greenville, PA.
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