Manford L. Hart Big Pool, Md., 70
Born October 4, 1942, in Pectonville, Md., he was the son of the late Franklin M. Hart Sr. and Daisy Margaret McCarty Hart.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Viet Nam Conflict.
He was retired from the Washington County Roads Department.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was a member of the James W. Bowers Lodge #173 AF & AM and he was a 32nd Degree Mason as member of the Scottish Rite with the Cumberland Consistory; Berkeley Chapter #77 Order of the Eastern Star; Western Maryland Sportsman’s Club; and the Joseph C. Herbert Post #222 American Legion Clear Spring, Md.
He is survived by his loving companion and best friend, Peggy Joan Moore of Pectonville; one sister, Deana M. Hart Weller and husband Floyd of Pecktonville; stepchildren: Cealie Smith of Hancock, Tina Kefauver of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; Vonn B. Moore of Windham, N.H.; one step-grandson and one step-great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews; and three special great nephews: Christian, Dylan and Cayden Weller.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Franklin M. Hart Jr.
Services were held Wednesday, February 27, at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. Pastor Scott Summers officiated. Burial, with a military graveside service by the Joseph C. Herbert Post 222 American Legion, Clear Spring, was in Parkhead Cemetery, Big Pool, Md.
Masonic services were by the James W. Bowers Lodge #173 AF&AM.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital for Leukemia Research, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at www.stjude.com.
Online condolences at www.grovefh.com.