Sidney Donell Hart Sr was born August 11, 1946, in Webster, FL to the late Elm Hart Sr and Blanche Hadley Johnson. He was raised in Bushnell, FL. He attended Sumter County Public Schools and graduated from Mills High School in 1956. He enlisted in the United States Air Force, upon being honorably discharged. He attended Johnson Junior College, and later graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Science degree.Having worked various jobs such as Warehouse Manager, Operator, and Bail Bondsman. He found his passion working as an ESE Teacher in the Citrus, Sumter, and Marion County School systems. He was a devoted teacher that inspired hope, ignited the imagination while instilling a love of learning.In 1966, he met and married Viola Parris. Through their union they would raise four children as well as grandchildren. He was a devoted husband of fifty-five years, father, and friend. He was a devoted member of First Christian Church in Leesburg, Florida. He enjoyed fishing, appliance repair, and was an avid sports fan, with his favorite team being the Green Bay Packers.He was preceded in death by daughter, Daphne Lynn Hart-Woods.Those left to cherish his memories are a devoted wife, Viola P. Hart, children: Sidney Hart, Jr. (Mary Jane), Ramon Hart (Stephanie), Sonja Hart, Marcellus Hart, Carlton Hart (Monica), Breanna Hart, Andra Hart, and devoted nephew John Christian, four grandsons and four granddaughters, and fifteen great grandchildren. Three brothers: Elm Hart Jr, Kenneth Johnson, Cedric Johnson, and Five sisters: Jacqueline Hadley, Loretta Tarver, Paulette Elliott, Phyllis Johnson, Gloria Hart. A host of loving brother and sisters-in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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