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James Edward “Bud” HartPassing: August 1, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Friday, August 6th @ 2:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, August 6th @ 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Friday, August 6th

MITCHELL – James Edward “Bud” Hart, 76, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born September 14, 1944, Daviess County, he was the son of Chester Paul and Olive (Yarbough) Hart.  He married Alverta Sue (Goad) Conley September 19, 1981.

Bud retired from the Jay-C Food Store, and was a graduate of Shoals High School. He was a member of Spice Valley Baptist Church and Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F&AM. Bud enjoyed going to church, fishing, being outside, and loved his family.

Alverta Hart of Mitchell
Sharon (Junior) Nixon of Bowling Green, Kentucky 
Jamie (Marty) Edwards of Mitchell
Gerald (Marlene) Hart of Bowling Green, Kentucky
Bill (Julie) Conley of Lebanon
Cheryl (Mat) Hardman of Mitchell
Ciera (Zach), Nick, Kelsey, Cole (Miranda), Sean, Addyson (Levi), Lauren, Clay, and Annsli
five great-grandchildren
Freida (David) Ricker of Shoals
Shirley Bauernfeind of Shoals
Barbara Payne of Shoals
Joe (Connie) Hart of Loogootee
Danny (Onnie) Hart of Loogootee
Brenda (Garney) Boyd of Shoals

His father, Chester Paul Hart; mother Olive Jones; step-father, Merle Jones,; and brothers, Chester Hart, and an infant, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 6, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Roger Allen officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.  A memorial service will be conducted by the Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F&AM at 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Memorial Gifts:  Spice Valley Baptist Church

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16 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Eddie Hatfield | Mitchell, IN
    Date: October 22, 2021
    Alverta, So sorry for your loss.
  2. Guest: Carolyn Braman Riefe | Saginaw, Mi
    Date: August 10, 2021
    Dear Alverta, I'm so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers to you and your family.
  3. Guest: Charles and Janet Noe | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 6, 2021
    Alverta, so sorry for all you've been through. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time with Bud's passing.
  4. Guest: Trudy K. Wells | Mitchell
    Date: August 6, 2021
    Alverta so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
  5. Guest: James/Sharon Nash | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: August 5, 2021
    Alverta and Family: Our condolences and prayers for your family at this difficult time. Jim and Sharon Nash
  6. Guest: Brenda Wrayy | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 5, 2021
    Alverta and family...thinking of you and your family. So sorry for your loss. Love and prayers
  7. Guest: Lewis Williams | Indiana
    Date: August 4, 2021
    My prayers are with the family Lewis Williams
  8. Guest: Michelle Williams | ORLEANS
    Date: August 4, 2021
    Alverta, We are so sorry for your loss. Bud was a great man!
  9. Guest: Marlena and RandySwartz | Mitchell, In. 47446
    Date: August 4, 2021
    I remember Bud at Spice Valley Church. He was always happy to see you, made a point to speak to you.Always had a smile on his face very friendy.He and Alverta singing a song at church. He loved the Lord and loved people. Bud will be missed so very much. Alverta and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We love you.
  10. Guest: Vicki Hudson | Mitchell IN
    Date: August 3, 2021
    Alverta, so sorry for your loss.
  11. Guest: Linda Treanor | Mitchell indiana s
    Date: August 3, 2021
    So sorry for your loss. 🙏🙏
  12. Guest: TONDA L FLETCHER | Mitchell, In
    Date: August 3, 2021
    My thoughts and prayers to Alverta and family.
  13. Guest: Lee Wright | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 3, 2021
    My love and prayers to Alverta and family.
  14. Guest: Linda Roll | Bedford Indiana
    Date: August 3, 2021
    Thoughts, love and prayers. Linda Roll
  15. Guest: Ro Pettiner | Carmel
    Date: August 2, 2021
    My sympathy to Alverta and all the family. Ro
  16. Guest: Phyllis Harder | Loogootee In
    Date: August 2, 2021
    Joe and Connie you have my sympathy