Dale Edward Hart

CENTRAL CITY — Dale Edward Hart, 69, of Central City, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019, at his home with his loving wife by his side.

Dale was born March 19, 1949, in Centralia, the son of Clarence “Sonny” E. Hart and Anna Lee (Solomon) Hart. He married Christina L. Starr on April 25, 1998, at Wamac Baptist Church and she survives him in Central City.

In addition to his wife Christina of 20 years, he is survived by daughter: Sheri Schmidt of San Diego, CA; son: Keith Harrell of Centralia; two brothers: Randy Hart and Millie, Jack Law-Hart and partner Presley Ali; two sisters: Patti Hart and partner Donna Frank, Suzanne and Britt Brown; brothers and sisters-in-law: Anna Miller, Brenda Mitchell, Lloyd Starr, Charlie Starr, Rosey and Chuck Mathis, Kenny and Brenda Starr, Carmen and Walter Thouvenin, and John Starr; special friend: Nona Shadowen.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents Clarence “Sonny” and Anna Hart; mother-in-law: Viola Starr; nephews: Tony Storey and Eric Starr; niece: Angel Klingenberg, and Megan Brown.

Dale worked at Kas Potato Chip factory, Ashley Grade School, and Intier of Nashville. He enjoyed his breakfast with the Hardee’s bunch. He loved feeding the hummingbirds and grilling out and playing the Devil’s Advocate. He was not going to let a computer or machine beat him. He especially enjoyed the Hartfest at his brother Randy’s home. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Funeral services for Dale E. Hart will be held Friday, January 11, 2019, at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia with Pastor David Starr officiating.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2019, at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation or to the American Cancer Society and will be accepted by the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, IL 62801 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Dale E. Hart family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com.