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Thursday January 14th, 2021
6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Friday January 15th, 2021

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Richard Denny DeHart

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.

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May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Richard Denny DeHart, give you peace, comfort and strength

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of .

US Army Veteran, Richard Denny DeHart, is A True American Hero God Bless

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum Jan 14 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard DeHart

Boss Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard DeHart

Richard DeHart Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM

Richard raised the most amazing man I have ever met, besides Richard himself. He taught him how to love and be a wonderful husband and father. Richard was always wonderful to my family and I and I am forever grateful for having him in our lives!
Kayleigh DeHart

Richard DeHart Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM