Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Larry Hart Passes

Even though Larry Hart never worked for KAAY, I did work with him in Pine Bluff. Larry could do it all; D.J. Production, Play by play. Mostly he was great to work with. Larry was a true professional that will be greatly missed in Pine Bluff, and central Arkansas.

(news item)

MAGNET COVE - Mr. James Larry Hart, age 66, of Magnet Cove, Ark., died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008. He was born July 1, 1941 in Bauxite, Ark., to the late Henry and Dorothy Hart. Mr. Hart was a retired radio personality and play by play Sports Announcer. Throughout Saline County he was known as the voice of the Bauxite Miners and the Benton Panthers. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Survivors, wife, Gail Hart, Magnet Cove; son, Scott Hart, Benton; daughters, Amy Cook and Christi Tiner both of Magnet Cove; brothers, Lynn Hart and Jack Hart, both of Benton; one grandchild.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Magnet Cove Cemetery. Ministers will be Bro. Kim Hammer and Dwight Fite. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ashby’s. Pallbearers: Dwight Fite, Tommy Hart, Ricky Hart, Warren Coston, David Coston, and Jon Watson. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s of Arkansas, 10411 W. Markham, Suite I30, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-1409.

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