Gary Richart, age 74, of Harrison, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020, at his home. He was born January 21, 1946, in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, the son of Delbert and Rosella (Case) Richart, Sr. Gary was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Delbert Richart, Jr., his sister-in-law, Ann Richart; and his great-niece, Amanda Crist.
Gary served eight years in the Army Reserves. He retired from White Rogers and went on to work at Silver Dollar City. Gary was a member of the Mustang Club of America; an avid Razorback fan; and enjoyed Gospel concerts. His grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren were the love of his life.
Gary is survived by his loving wife, Bobbie Richart; his son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Jamie Richart, of Harrison; his daughters and son-in-law, Ronda Whitehead, Marla Earwood, and Kristie and Donnie Billups, all of Harrison; and his brother-in-law, Bill Hull.
Gary is also survived by eight grandchildren, Devona Dickey, Brent Carlton, Phoebe Whitehead, Luke Whitehead, Austin Earwood, Evan Earwood, Shandon Hill, and Amanda DePriest; six great-grandchildren, Desiree Sinor, Kyla Dickey, Dustin Carlton, Devin Carlton, Autumn DePriest, and Jasper DePriest; and eight great-great-grandchildren, Kaleb Sinor, Payton Sinor, Cody Sinor, Cayden Carlton, Gage Carlton, Gavin Carlton, Brylie Carlton, and Zoe Tines; his niece, Michelle Crist; his great-niece, Erica Crist; and a host of other family and many good friends.
Visitation was 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home.
Funeral service was 2:00 PM, Friday, January 31, 2020, at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home, with Bro. Arvin Adams officiating.
Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Donnie Billups, Evan Earwood, Shandon Hill, Clayton Shatswell, Gregg Dickey, Kasie Sinor, and Nick DePriest.
Honorary pallbearers were Austin Earwood, Troy Crist, Devona Dickey, Kyla Dickey, Desiree Sinor, Amanda DePriest, Terry Estes, Harold Smith, Kaleb Sinor, and Gary's Miracle Lighthouse Church family.