Sunday, October 1, 2023

William “Billy” Scanlan Hart, 73, of Mattaponi

William “Billy” Scanlan Hart (Vincent Funeral Home)

William “Billy” Scanlan Hart, 73, of Mattaponi, VA passed away June 28, 2022.

Billy was born in King and Queen County, to the late Walter and Lena Hart. He lived most of his life at his homeplace “Elmington Farm”, on the Mattaponi River. He enjoyed boating, fishing and crabbing.

Billy was a friend to all and never met a stranger. He was known for his infectious laughter and smile. Billy retired from Rock Tenn after 40 years of service and was a member of West Point United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Edward and Francis Hart.

Billy is survived by his wife of 49 years, Gudrun Hart; a daughter, Sabrina Dunn (David); a son, Paul Hart (LeAnn); the pride and joy of his life, his two grandchildren, Caleb and Madison Dunn who called him “Pops”; sister-in-law, Brigitte Hundley (Mark); brother-in-law, Joerg Paul (Cindy); and numerous nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to our neighbor Brenda Carter, and the Riverside Hospice Team, especially Tonya, Angela and Taylor, for all their care and loving support. We also thank our friends who have supported Billy through his illness.

The family will receive friends 4 to 6 PM, Friday, July 8th at Vincent Funeral Home, West Point, VA with a memorial service beginning at 6 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the West Point United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, PO Box 610, West Point, VA 23181 or the Lower King & Queen Fire Department, PO Box 187, Shacklefords, VA 23156.

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