Gerald D. Hart, age 79, of the Pole Bridge Community of Nancy, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, at his home.
Gerald was born on May 13, 1941, in Somerset, son of the late Othel and Marie Keeney Hart. He attended the Pole Bridge School and was a life-long member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Gerald worked his family farm with his parents and his sister, Katie. He enjoyed going over to the pond to fish and sitting on the front porch, keeping up with the comings and goings of his neighbors. Gerald loved to talk, he would stop and talk to anyone and enjoyed the neighbors stopping by to visit. He loved being on the go and never wanted to miss church. Gerald loved to eat, especially cheeseburgers and fish.
He is survived by his sister, Carolyn “Katie” Hart Emerson, of Nancy; his nephew, Tim Emerson (and Lisa), of Nancy; his aunts, Cella Fern Keeney Flynn, Doris Keeney Loeser, Joyce Keeney Flynn and Judy Keeney Aker (and David); his great-nieces, Jessica Emerson Proctor (and Kenneth Mitchell) and Rachel Marie Emerson; his great-nephew, Jacob Avery Emerson; his great-great-niece, Kaia Proctor; several cousins; his Oak Grove Church family; and many neighbors, his friends.
Gerald is preceded in death by his parents; and his brother-in-law, Jim Emerson.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., in the Nancy Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Stan Stevenson and Bro. Barry Vaught officiating. Interment will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be Thursday, after 10:30 a.m., until time for funeral services.
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