- [S142] Newspaper Article, The Arizona Range News (Willcox, AZ), 2 Nov 2010.
Johnny Hart of Richland Ranchettes ( Cochise ) died at home on Oct. 27 , 2010 at the age of 63. He was born in Douglas on Feb. 7, 1947 to Ernest and Betty Jo Ridennoure Hart .
Johnny was a life long Arizonian. He was a graduate of Willcox High School Class of 1965, served in Vietnam in the 11th Blackhorse Armored Calvary Division attaining the rank of Captain. Johnny also served in the Army Reserve attaining the rank of Major before being discharged in 1994. He spent numerous years as a supervisor in the construction field and was currently co-owner of Casa de Esperanza and C.d.E. Transportation.
Johnny was a member of Wynne Chapel. On July 7, 1994 at Grace Chapel in Willcox he married his wife B.J. who survives him.
Also surviving are his children Neva Johnson, Dirk Hart , Donna Schaal, Michael (Iva) Tyree, James Tyree and Brenda (Joe) Carpenter, along with 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Johnny is also survived by his brothers Tim (Norma) Hart of Safford and Philip (Doris) Hart of Tazewell, Va., and his sister Joanna (Rich) Hall of Bowie. Preceding him in death was his parents and a brother Larry.
Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Grace Chapel. Cremation followed at Westlawn Crematory. Contributions may be made in Johnny 's name to the 11th Armored Calvary, Veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia, 13194 Rettew Dr., Manassas, VA 20112.
Services entrusted to Westlawn Chapel, Mortuary and Crematory of Willcox, Ariz.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 61061470).