Mr. William B. “Bud” Hart, age 83, of Uvalda, died Saturday, February 13, 2021, in Meadows Health in Vidalia after an extended illness. He was a native of the Providence Community, a 1955 graduate of Toombs Central School and moved near Uvalda in Toombs County in 1970. He was a lifelong farmer, owner of W.B. Hart Farms, and was one of the first growers of the Vidalia onion. He was a member of the Uvalda Baptist Church and attended Cedar Crossing Baptist Church. He served on the Altamaha EMC Board of Directors for many years and currently was Director Emeritus. He got his pilot’s license in the late 1960’s, and he flew for many years. He is preceded in death by his parents, Dennis Dorsey Hart and Johnnie Ruth Walker Hart.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-four years, Yvonne Morris Hart of Uvalda; four children, Michael Hart of Uvalda, Donna Hart Warren and husband Jim of Gray’s Landing, Cindy Hart Williams and husband Ronald of Uvalda, and Heath Hart of Gray’s Landing; two sisters, Patsy Hart and Elaine Hart Wright and husband Eddie of Santa Claus; three brothers, Calvin “Cub” Hart and wife Barbara of Alston, Dorsey Hart and wife Vivian of Lyons, and Gene Hart and wife Celeta of Cedar Crossing; nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Cedar Crossing Baptist Church on Tuesday morning from 9:00 until just prior to the service at 11:00 with Pastor Reece Mincey and Reverend Brandon Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Providence Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cedar Crossing Baptist Church, P.O. Box 156, Uvalda, GA 30473.
Those attending the visitation and service are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines, including wearing a mask and social distancing.
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