John L. Hart, Jr. of Winter Park, FL passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2022 at the age of 87.
John is survived by his wife, Ellen Hart; his children, Becky Ford and husband Greg; John and wife Kitty; Rob and wife Andrea; grandchildren Ian, Neil, Alex, Jack, Sarah, Becca, Ellen, Delaney, and Sydney; and great grandchild Liam. He is preceded by his father John Hart, Sr.; his mother Alma Hart (Hooks); and sister Elizabeth Herndon.
John was born in Mobile, AL on March 24, 1934 to John and Alma Hart. He graduated from Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn University) in 1955 with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree and a Reserve Officer Training Corps commission as second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. Following his active duty, he worked for Department of Navy as an Electrical Engineer. He retired from the Naval Training Systems Command in Orlando, FL after 32 years of civilian service.
John was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He enjoyed running and watching sports. After retirement, he found great enjoyment in dressing up for Halloween with his grandchildren and playing back gammon with his wife.
In lieu of flowers, please make a charitable contribution of your choice.