Ronald Lavern Hart

Ronald Lavern Hart

Ronald L. Hart, 86, of Owosso, took the hand of his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 11:00am at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Laingsburg. Rev. Fr. Robert C. Bacik will celebrate, with burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Laingsburg Chapel, on Monday, September 21, 2020 from 2:00pm-4:00pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm. The Rosary will be prayed at 7:00pm Monday evening at the funeral home. Ronald was born on September 14, 1934 in Lansing, Michigan to the late Lawrence and Rena (Miller) Hart. He served his country faithfully in the United States Army. On April 12, 1958 Ron married Phyllis A. Bauman in Lansing and together they raised four children. Ron spent 31 years at General Motors before retiring in 1984. Ron was born with a fishing pole in his hand; he was very proud of his wall-mount bluegill and would spend hours fishing with his family. He enjoyed a good game of Euchre, also hunting racoons, and pheasants. Ron loved the Lord and devoted time to his church by driving the bus for Sunday School and Bible Study. He was an incredibly happy man, he loved children, and spending time with his family. Ronald is survived by his wife of 62 years, Phyllis, their children; Ronald Jr. (Kim) Hart of Owosso, Robert Dean (Mindy) Hart of Durand, Kevin (Valerie) Hart of Bancroft, and Shari (Rodney) Ellsworth of Owosso. Also, his cherished 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, his sisters; Luella (Kenton) Ballenger, Carol Holley, Vivian Webb, and his brother, Gary (Betty) Hart. He was predeceased by his parents; his sisters; Marylin and Donna, and his brother in-laws, Don Webb, and Dick Holley. Memorial contributions in Ron’s name are suggested to Residential Hospice. Online condolences can be shared at
September 14, 1934 - September 15, 202009/14/193409/15/2020
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sharon Bates
4 days ago
Dear Phyllis and family, Sending my my deepest sympathy to all of you. One great guy. Always remember that great smile Hugs, prayers and lots of love coming your way.
Stephanie Banghart
4 days ago
I will love you forever grandpa.