Stanley V. Hart, 61, of Clay City, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004.
Born Nov. 22, 1942, in Owen County, he was the son of Delbert Leo and Geneva "Gene" Beatty Hart.
He graduated from Patricksburg High School, Class of 1960 where he played basketball and baseball and was the class Valedictorian.
He began working for Terre Haute First National Bank in 1962 and was the Senior Vice President of Operations for First Financial Corp. at the time of his death. He received the Presidents Award in 2000.
He was on the Board of Directors for First Farmers State Bank in Sullivan and First Parke State Bank in Rockville and taught banking courses at Ivy Tech and within the bank.
He served on the Clay Community School Board during the years of school construction.
He was also on the board of Senior Housing in Clay City at the time of his death and had served on numerous other committees and boards during his lifetime.
Memberships included Faith Southern Baptist Church in Clay City. He enjoyed reading, hunting, fishing and being on the pontoon boat.
Survivors include his wife, Kay, whom he married April 14, 1962; their children, Lisa Kay Dickerson and husband, David, Stanley Brian Hart and wife, Patty, and Della R. Hart and family friend Coleta Medlock; five grandchildren, Kendall Elisabeth Dickerson, Evan Robert Storm Dickerson, Jessica Ann LeGrand, Stanley Dalton Hart and Isabelle Renae Hart; a brother, Jerry A. Hart and wife, Loretta, of Patricksburg; a sister, Carol R. Hart of Whittier, Calif.; several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Dean Hart; and a sister, Nancy Hart.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray Deeter officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday, 4-8 p.m., and again Friday prior to services.
Memorial contributions may be made to First State Bank, Stanley V. Hart Scholarship Fund, at any First Financial Center or with envelopes available at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Brian Hart, David Dickerson, Bud Travis, Doug Inman, Bruce Walkup, Don Putoff, Keith Reckerd and Jerry Hart.