Elgin Neil Hart

November 12, 1934 - October 3, 2020

Posted 10/5/20

Elgin “Neil” Hart of Katy, Texas, passed away on October 3, 2020 at the age of 85.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gussie Rosenhain Hart and Elgin Hart; sister, Anna Beth Hart …

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Elgin Neil Hart

November 12, 1934 - October 3, 2020

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Elgin “Neil” Hart of Katy, Texas, passed away on October 3, 2020 at the age of 85.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gussie Rosenhain Hart and Elgin Hart; sister, Anna Beth Hart Sherrill; and brother, Ronald Hart.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marilyn Jurajda Hart of Katy; daughter, Lisa Hart Yarbrough and her husband, Dr. Michael Yarbrough of Katy; sons, Jeffrey Hart and his wife Arla Hart of Winchester, TX, Gregory Hart of Maryville, TN, and Bradley Hart and his wife Laurie Hart of Georgetown, TX; grandchildren, Kayla, Kensley and Cayden Hart, Gregory “Neil” Hart, Nichole Barton and Darrell Sledge; great grandchildren, Grey Hart, Sophia, Emerson, Brooks, and Eleanor Barton, Caleb Stimac, Brenden Downs, and Bryson, Cameron, and Dylan Sledge.

Neil was born on November 12, 1934 in Winchester, Texas. He attended Southwest Texas State Teachers College after graduation from LaGrange High School. Neil joined the Air Force in August 1954 and was at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

On June 7, 1958, Neil married Marilyn Jurajda and they moved to Houston. He worked for General Motors until retiring. Neil loved hunting, fishing, and camping with family and friends. He was in the cattle business all of his life. He loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren dearly. Neil was a great husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He will truly be missed.

The family of Elgin Neil Hart would like to thank DaVita Dialysis Center at Cinco Ranch for all the years of care.

The family will receive friends 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at the Schmidt Funeral Home Grand Parkway Chapel, in Katy, where funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020 at the Winchester Cemetery in Winchester, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Hart, Gregory Hart, Bradley Hart, Gregory “Neil” Hart, Dr. Michael Yarbrough, and Jonathan Hart. Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell Sledge, Ronnie Sherrill, Lester Kitchen, Edsel Morrow, Dwight Mann, Henry Pearson, Ray Byrd, and Jules LeBlanc.

Funeral services held under the direction of:

Schmidt Funeral Home
1344 W. Grand Parkway South
Katy, Texas  77494
(281) 391-2424

Elgin Neil Hart

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