Alvis Leon DeHart Sr.

Alvis Leon DeHart Sr., 80, of Hickman, Ky., passed away 3:35 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at Diversicare of Fulton.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Robert Goodman will officiate. Burial will follow in Fremont Cemetery near Union City.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday and from noon until the hour of services Sunday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Chambers, Brent Williams, Todd DeHart, Josh Smith, Tyler Hunter and Wayne McCollum.
Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Destiny Baggett, Brianne Baggett, Riley Chambers, Josh Smith, Eric Toombs, Candie Hunter, Sagie DeHart, Todd DeHart, Collin DeHart, Tabatha Conrad, Jayson DeHart, Robert Lee Pool, Cassie Gibbs, Kisha Pool, Christy Burger, Andrea Elston, Angela Penn and Gary Wheeler.
He was born Jan. 30, 1938, in the Walnut Log community, son of the late Otho Cleveland and Mattie (Beard) DeHart. He married Carolyn (Toombs) DeHart Oct. 14, 1976. She survives.
He had been employed by the City of Hickman and was the former owner of Bypass Liquor Store in Hickman. He served in the United States Army and was of the Baptist faith.
He is also survived by four daughters, Mashelle Chambers (Jeff) of the Clayton community, Nola Wheeler (Dennis) of Milledgeville, Ga., Brenda DeHart Pool of Lake Charles, La., and Tracye DeHart Kressman of Sulphur, La.; three sons, Jerry DeHart (Bridget) of Hickman, Leon DeHart (Angie) of Fulton, and Joe Toombs (Mid) of Kenton; three sisters, Edna Haney of South Fulton, Linda Rice of Hickman, and Brenda Basham of the Walnut Log community; a son-in-law, David Kressman of Sulphur, La.; 18 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Lou Grygo; and two brothers, Jerry G. DeHart and Dan DeHart.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.emfuneralhome.com.

Published 11.30.18

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