Robert Hart Sr.|
Robert Lewis Hart Sr., better known as Rusty, 89, of Mascoutah, Ill., born Dec. 14, 1926, in Whitehall, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at Terrace On The Park Nursing Home in Mascoutah, Ill.
Rusty was a loveable person who spent a lot of his time being fascinated with reading books, and enjoying watching old Western classics. He was an avid squirrel and rabbit hunter, and a big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. Rusty served as a life-long member in the Moose Lodge 1370 in Collinsville, Ill. Rusty also served his country in the Marines during World War II, where he was honorably discharged. He enjoyed his quiet time as well, but most of all spending quality time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Charlene Greer.
Surviving are his son, Robert (Helen) Hart Jr.; daughters, Sharon (James) Walker and Marion Fulbright; stepchildren, Bob (Becky) Piker, John (Mary) Piker, and Vernie (Genetta) Piker; two siblings, Billy and Sally; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorials are appreciated to the family of Mr. Hart. Condolences may also be expressed online at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Visitation: Friends may visit from noon to 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Services will be held immediately after visitation beginning at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Jan. 24, 2016