Death Notice Willard Hart, 85

sunshine | 1/18/2012, 3 a.m.

retired educator, died on January 14, 2012, in Miami, FL, surrounded by his loving family members. He was a native Miamian that shaped generations of future leaders as an educator, community leader, and activist in Miami-Dade County. He is survived by his loving wife, Irene Rivers-Hart; adoring children, Beverly Hart-Luckie, Collette Hart-Richardson, Allyson Hart (Fredrick) Bryant, South Carolina, Darrel Thompson, Theresa Thompson, Elaine Cooper (Thaxter), Tampa, FL, Betty Hart, Atlanta, Georgia, and Willard (Stephanie) Hart of Denver, Colorado: sister: Delores Hart Roberts (Della Reese); seven beautiful grandchildren, LaRon, Nakea Hart, Woodrow Richardson, Christine Forbes, Caleb, Zachary and Joshua Hart, and charming great-grandson, Angelo Amari. A memorial service and viewing is scheduled for Friday January 20, 2012, at 6 p.m.; additionally, funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 11 a.m. Both services will be held at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 1866 N.W. 51st Terrance, followed by Burial at Dade Memorial Park. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Range Funeral Home 5727 N.W. 17th Ave, Miami, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: Willard W. Hart Scholarship Fund, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive S.W. Atlanta, GA 30314.