Dennis L. Hart, 92, of Masontown, passed peacefully to his heavenly home on Friday, September 8, 2023, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Dennis was born in Masontown, on March 6, 1931, a son of the late Lonnie and Ada Mae (Dalton) Hart.
Dennis was a lifelong farmer who had a deep love for the land that he strove with a passion to pass on to the next generation. He also retired from WVU maintenance department where he worked as a plumber. Dennis proudly served his country during the Korean conflict, serving in the United States Army 287th Signal Co. stationed in Okinawa. Baptist by faith, he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Masontown. He could also be found working side by side with his girls at the Masontown Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary.
Dennis is survived a daughter, Debbie Born and husband, Donnie of Masontown; a son, Keith Hart and wife Tammy of Masontown; four grandchildren, Jeff Born and companion, Tracie, Kelle Born, Derek Hart and wife Katie, Andrea Hart Dawson and husband Herk; seven great grandchildren, Chase Miller, Mason Born, Colleen and Emma Hart, Kaylee Madison and Paislee Dawson; several nieces and nephews; his dear friends, Frank and Debbie Mulligan and his special buddy, Rags.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years, Iris Cartright Hart in 2018; a son, Dennis Hart Jr.; two brothers, Dale Hart and Kenneth Glenn Hart; three sisters, Leona Myers, Virginia Upole and Elsie McCabe.
Friends and family may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, from 1-8pm. Services will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at 1pm with Rev. William Winston officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Preston County Honor Guard and the WVANG Honor Guard. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Masontown.
The family would like to extend its sincerest outpouring of gratitude and thanks to all the amazing staff at WV Caring.
Donations can be made in Dennis' memory to the Masontown VFD – Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 933, Masontown, WV 26542.
Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.