Richard Denny DeHart, 71 of Cow Creek, WV went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Monday, January 11th, 2021 at his residence. He was born on April 18th, 1949 in Chauncey, WV to the late Glaston and Delania (Neace) DeHart. In addition to his family, he was preceded in death by one brother and one daughter.
He was a retired coal miner of thirty-five years and was also a Veteran of the Army. He was a member of New Life Freewill Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish his loving memory includes his wife of fifty-two years, Florence DeHart; one son, Richard (Bird) Kayleigh DeHart Jr.; one daughter, Sheila (Michael Riffe) DeHart; two brothers, Michael DeHart and Danny (Brenda) DeHart; one sister, Connie (Roger) Ball; four grandchildren, Kayla (Bubby) Dillon, Drew (Larissa) Roberto, Tonya (Dylan) Nunley, Jeremiah DeHart; six great grandchildren, Aiden Carter, Riley Dillon, Abel and Blade Nunley, Isaiah Dillon, and Karmen Roberto.
A funeral service will be held 1:00 pm Friday, January 15th, 2021 at New Life Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Alvis Porter Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will include, Richard DeHart Jr., Drew Roberto, Michael Riffe, Joey Adams, Bubby Dillon, and Dylan Nunley.
A visitation will be held 6:00 to 9:00 pm Thursday, January 14th, 2021 also at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Collins Funeral Home for funeral expenses.
Collins Funeral Home Inc. of Switzer, WV is in charge of arrangements.