Palmer Linwood Hart, 89, of Rockbridge Baths died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Shenandoah Hospice House in Fishersville.
Born June 25, 1925, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Raymond Stonewall Hart and Nina Withrow Hart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard W. Hart, Harold S. Hart, Boyd G. Hart, and one sister Phyllis H. Vanderveer.
Mr. Hart served his country in the United States Navy in 1944 and during his 22 years he served in New Guinea, Germany, the Philippines, and the Pacific Island beaches to support World War II. He served on 11 ships over his 22 years.
After retiring he worked for R.S. & L.D. Hart Excavating as a heavy equipment operator for 25 years.
Surviving are two brothers, Lawrence D. Hart and wife Gladys, of Rockbridge Baths, and Raymond E. Hart of Gastonia, N.C.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Rockbridge Memorial Gardens with Dr. Wyatt Mayes officiating. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 18, at Harrison Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in loving memory of Palmer to The Shenandoah House, 111 North Campus Lane, Fishersville, VA, 22939.
Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.