Tue, 01/09/2018 - 4:10pm Jesup1
Rinehart & Sons
William Robert “Bob” Dart Jr.
Jesup—William Robert “Bob” Dart Jr., 84, died Jan. 6, 2018, at Harborview Health Systems under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.
He was born Sept. 16, 1933, in Jesup to the late Annie Laurie and William Robert Dart Sr. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. Later, he worked as an automotive front-end alignment technician for several different car dealerships, where he earned the reputation of being one of the best around. He was a hard worker and a loving and devoted husband, father and brother, according to his family.
In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and making knives. He was a longtime member of Old Bethel Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, his wife of 60 years, Edna Tuten Dart, and his brother, Thomas J. Dart, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his two sons and daughters-in-law, Edgar and Kathleen Dart and Robert and Cheryl Dart, all of Jesup; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, George Dart, Joe and Gerri Dart and Walter and Carolyn Dart, all of Jesup; one sister, Pauline Dart of Jesup; two grandchildren and a granddaughter-in-law, William and Meggan Dart of Hortense and Kayla Dart of Jesup; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended-family members.
Funeral services were held Jan. 8 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup with the Rev. Stanley Todd and the Rev. Ron Wilcox officiating.
Interment followed in George Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Jeff Horton, Greg Bullman, Kenny Brannen, Mitch Beverly, Michael Taylor and Don Leggett.
Remembrances may be made to Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA 31545.
Howard & Jones Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Barry Alan Riner
Jesup—Barry Alan Riner, 62, died Jan. 5, 2018 at his residence.
He was born in Statesboro and had lived in Jesup since 1991. He retired from the Georgia State Patrol as a sergeant with more than 24 years of service. He then started his business, Collision Consultants of Georgia.
He spent many years coaching baseball and football while mentoring young kids with the Wayne County Recreation Department. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed time with his family and was a huge presence at Shellman Bluff.
He was Baptist by faith and was preceded in death by his father, J.C. Riner.
Survivors include his wife, Sue M. Riner of Jesup; sons, Josh Riner and Jacob Riner of Jesup and Phillip Riner of Orange, California; his mother, Betty Brinson Riner of Statesboro; a sister and brother-in-law, Terry and David Malloy of Statesboro; and granddaughters, Molly and Emma Sue.
Funeral services were held Jan. 9 at House of Worship and Ministries in Jesup with the Rev. Mickey Tomberlin officiating. Burial with full Georgia State Patrol honors will follow in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be the Georgia State Patrol Honor Guard.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Hardee’s Coffee Club and all public safety personnel in attendance.
Remembrances are suggested to Georgia Baptist Children’s Home, 9420 Blackshear Hwy., Baxley, GA 31513.
Family and friends may sign the online register at www.howardfuneralga.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.
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