Russell C. Hart, Jr., 61, of Sheridan, WY, died Thursday, March 5, 2009 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Hart was born April 25, 1947 in Sheridan, WY to Russell C. and Juanita (Bliss) Hart, Sr. He grew up and attended schools in Sheridan.
Russell married Penny Logan in Colorado in 1970. She died in August of 2002. In 2004 Russell married Rhonda Schnaible in Sheridan, WY.
Russell worked on ranches and in construction until going to work for the City of Sheridan where he was employed for over 30 years. At the time of his retirement he was the city street supervisor.
Mr. Hart was a member of the Sheridan Elk’s Lodge #520 and attended First Christian Church in Sheridan.
He enjoyed working with his hands and could fix or repair almost anything. Russell also enjoyed hunting and fishing in the Big Horn Mountains with his friends and family.
Russell was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Penney; and one granddaughter.
He is survived by his wife, Rhonda, of Sheridan, WY; two sons, Jeremy Hart, of Fort Riley, KS, and Jason Hart, of Sheridan, WY; one daughter, Jennifer Hart, of Billings, MT; three brothers, Bob Swanson, of Nisland, SD, Lloyd Hart, of Banner, WY, and Keith Hart, of Metolius, OR; three sisters, Ethel Willms, of Sheridan, WY, Roberta Burtis, of Sheridan, WY, and Becky Haeffelin, of Maupin, OR; and 6 grandchildren.
Memorial service for Mr. Hart will be 10:00 A. M. Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at the First Christian Church with the Rev. Doug Goodwin officiating. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.
Memorials in memory of Russell may be made to the Children’s Cemetery Fund, 4683 Big Horn Ave., Sheridan, WY 82801