Francis Eugene Hart
Mr. Francis Eugene Hart, 87, a lifelong resident of Granville County died January 29, 2021. He was born on June 26, 1933 in Granville County, N.C. to the late James (Jim) and Pauline Burnette Hart.
He served two years in the Army where he met his wife, Glennis Hart in LaGrange, Georgia. He retired from Burlington Industries after 36 years as Plant Administration Manager. He was a member of West Oxford Baptist Church for many years and after his wife died he moved his membership to Oxford Baptist Church to be with his son and family. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed so much playing golf with his friends until his knee gave out. Francis loved spending time with his family at his lake house. He always said this was his therapy.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery by Reverend Chris Aho. Visitation will follow the service at the cemetery. You may access the graveside service by clicking on the following link:
Graveside Service: https://vimeo.com/event/660425
Survivors are his daughter, Pam Wilkins (Nat), his son, Randy Hart (Cheri); four grandchildren, Brent Wilkins, Natalie Wilkins Kleiner (Alex), Katie Hart and Brian Hart; four great grandchildren, Ashton Wilkins, Savannah Wilkins, Amelia and Mason Kleiner.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his lovely wife, Glennis Worley Hart, who died in 2004; his brother, James Thomas Hart and a grandson, Michael Wilkins.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Oxford Baptist Church, P.O. Box 398, Oxford, NC 27565 or to Salem United Methodist Church, 302 Forest Rd. Oxford, NC 27565.