Al Hart

Albert "Al" Hart, Jr., 85, of Waco, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 21st. Memorial services will be 3PM Monday, January 6th at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Amos Humphreys officiating. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at

Al was born February 9, 1928 in Elkhart, IN to Alice (Linn) and Albert W. Hart, Sr. He married Marlene Joan Adams on October 14, 1959.. He and Marlene moved to Waco in 1969. As a lay minister, he served in the Methodist Church. After receiving his degree from Baylor University, Al served at several Baptist churches including McClanahan, Rock Creek, Stilwell Retirement, and Grace Temple. Al also continuously served in prison ministry in McLennan County. He was a member of Park Lake Drive Baptist Church. He also served as a Gideon.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Ethel Ames, Dorothy Krauser, and Phyllis Ballyeat; and a daughter, Pamela Henry.

Survivors include wife of 54 years, Marlene Hart of Waco; daughters, Judith "Joey" White and husband Chuck of Phoenix, AZ, and Patricia Jo Davis and husband Tommy of Gilbert, AZ; nine grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to acknowledge Jeffrey Place and Odyssey Hospice for their compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Park Lake Drive Baptist Church or charity of your choice.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Brandon &Christi Brenner

    We are praying for you and your family. We are so sorry we cannot make it to the service.

  2. Dr. Craig Klempnauer

    Dear Hart Family,
    The Family of Faith at Grace Temple Baptist Church remember you in our thoughts and prayers this day and in the days to come.
    Dr. Craig Klempnauer, Pastor

  3. Marlene, I remember you & Al when you’ll were at Grace Temple. Al was such a pleasant & friendly person & I remember your beautiful voice in singing God’s praises. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

  4. Aunt Mimi, I am so sorry for your loss. Watching the video brought back lots of old memories and I saw photos that I have never seen before. You did a great job with that and you will always have a special place in my heart. Love Vickie

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