Willie Gale Hart, age 74, of Elkton, KY, formerly of Hopkinsville, KY, passed away at 7:59 PM on Friday, November 22, 2019, at his home in Todd County of complications from Alzheimer’s. Private Family Graveside Services will be at a later date in Millwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Monday, November 25, 2019, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home. Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Willie was born on January 20, 1945, in Cobb, KY, to the late Ralph and Alga Mae Goodaker Hart. He served in the United States Air Force and was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. He retired as an Industrial Electrician from Superior Graphite Desulco Plant in Hopkinsville. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his twin brother, Billy Dale Hart.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Wanda Cortner Hart of Elkton; his son, Michael Hart of Evansville, IN; his daughter, Shari Hart Wilson and her husband Eric of Elkton; two-step granddaughters, Christa and Lauren Wilson both of Madisonville, KY; two nieces, Susan Hart of Irvine, CA, and Shannon Hart of Spring Hill, TN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his honor to Millwood Cemetery Trust c/o Kay Hammons 1231 KY HWY 126 Princeton, KY 42445, or Cornell Memory Care Center 101 North Drive Hopkinsville, KY 42240.