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Mr. Eckerd M. Hart "Toot"
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
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Homegoing Celebration


Mr. Eckerd M. Hart


September 22, 1958~March 18, 2014


Saturday, March 22, 2014

Eleven O'clock AM

Springfield Missionary Baptist Church

4606 Springfield Drive

Newborn, Georgia 30056

Rev. Charles W. Levy, Sr., Pastor, Eulogist

Assisted by Others


                                                                      In Rememberance Of
 His Birth

           Mr. Eckerd Mark Hart was born on September 22, 1958 to the late Mr. Edgar Baynes and Ms. Nettie Hart, in Newton County. He was the fourth of six children. A brother preceded him in death, Mr. Walker Hart.

 His Life

           Eckerd was affectionately called "Toot" by his family and friends. He was raised and educated in Jasper and Newton Counties. A very hard worker, he was employed by Georgia Building Authority in Atlanta, Georgia. Eckerd joined Springfield Baptist Church at an early age, where he served faithfully on many Auxillary Boards, Deacon Board and Male Chorus.

His Final Journey

          God sent an angel to call our beloved Mr. Eckerd Mark Hart home. He leaves to cherish his memories, four sisters,  Ms. Kathyrn Hardeman, Ms. Geneva Hart, Mr. & Mrs. Kevin (Zell) Heard and Ms. Betty Hart, one aunt, Ms. Willie F. Henson, a host of nieces, great nieces, nephews, great nephews, two devoted friends, Mr. Donald Huff and Mr. Greg Smith, a host of other relatives and friends.


Springfield Memorial Gardens
Newborn, Georgia

         Dea. Tommy Adams               Dea. Andre Lawrence
         Dea. Andre Cooper                Dea. Orell Smith 
         Dea. Joseph  Hicks                Dea. Bennie Gordon

Flower Ladies


The family of  the late Mr. Eckerd M. Hart "Toot" would like to extend our sincere thanks  and appreciation for the many prayers, phone calls, cards, expressions of sympathy, and all acts of kindness shown to us during our time of bereavement. May God continue to bless you. Special Thanks to Mr. James Koger.