Philip Delmar DeHart
1944 - 2020
Philip Delmar DeHart, 76, of Hanson, KY passed away Friday, February 28, 2020. He was born, February 3, 1944 in Olive Hill, KY, to the late Ernest DeHart and Ezelle Flannery Lane.
Phil was a Vietnam War vet whose passion was geology. After his service to his country, Phil worked as a highly respected geologist who contracted with Exxon Mobile and later worked with Donan Engineering. Eventually, his experience as a geologist led him to a position with MSHA in Madisonville, KY as a mining safety & health inspector. In his spare time he enjoyed woodworking, lapidary, visiting with his grandkids and loving on his dogs as well as dogs in the neighborhood.
Phil was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene “Ann” McGowan DeHart and is survived by his children, Samantha DeHart-Strom (Dale) of Belleville, IL and Philip David DeHart (Jenny) of Murfreesboro, TN; four grandchildren, Justin Hendrix, Brianna Allard, Allison DeHart and Daniel DeHart; and his step-daughter, Kelly McGowan.
A graveside service will be conducted Friday, March 6, 2020 at 12:30PM at the DeHart Cemetery in Olive Hill, KY with Bro. Darryl Garvin officiating.
Friends may visit from 10:30AM – 12:00PM on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Duvall & Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 149 Whitt Street, Olive Hill, KY.
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