Pulliam Funeral Chapel - Oblong
JOHN W. DART, 89, ANNAPOLIS, ILLINOIS
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2007 - PULLIAM FUNERAL HOME, OBLONG, ILLINOIS
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 A.M. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2007 - PULLIAM FUNERAL HOME, OBLONG, ILLINOIS
MEMORIALS: HOSPICE OF SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS - Envelopes at or may be mailed to the Funeral Home
MILITARY RITES: FULL MILITARY RITES WILL BE CONDUCTED BY THE OBLONG
AMERICAN LEGION POST #219, OBLONG, ILLINOIS
John W. Dart, 89, Annapolis, Illinois passed away at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday September 19, 2007, at his residence. Born on April 29, 1918, in Licking Twp., Crawford County he was the son of O. M. Dart and Gladys (Battershell) Dart. John served in the U. S. Army during W. W. II with the 741st Tank Battalion during D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge. He was a farmer all his life North of Oblong. John was a member of the Oblong American Legion Post #219. He enjoyed telling stories; reading and was always going someplace.
On November 5, 1945, he married Helen B. Hart, who preceded him in death on June 26, 1999. Also preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Gerald "Doc" Dart.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Kaye & Jim Gibler; two grandchildren, Randy Gibler and Lynn Carbonneau; three great-grandsons, Michael & Stacie Gibler, Todd Gibler and Chris Carbonneau; two brothers and sister-in-law, Stanley Dart and Kenneth and Norma Dart; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley & Warren Stout and Jean & Charlie "Herb" Bubb; and several nieces and nephews.
Burial is in Wilkin Cemetery, rural Oblong, Illinois.
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