Echols Hart

Published 4:37 pm Tuesday, December 28, 2021

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Echols Hart, 82, of Pine Mountain, Georgia,passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at Hospice LaGrange.

Echols was born Nov. 17, 1939, in Pine Mountain, Georgia. 

He was the son of the late William Hart and Rebecca Tucker Hart Kirby. 

Echols was employed with Milliken and Company, Elm City Plant, as Department Manager before retiring.  He attended Oak Grove Congregational Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Linda Hart; granddaughter, Sierra Cofield; God-daughters, Amy (Pete) Wiggins and family and Meg (David) McClendon and family; devoted friends, Chris and Katie Cofield, Phil King, Randall Seward, Athel Butts, Ricky Cason, Mitch Alsobrooke, Thomas Pannell, James Tucker family, Rochelle Brooks and family, and George and Marilyn Griffith; and his devoted and loyal animals, Annie, Fritz, Bella, and Serena.

The Celebration of Life service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, Georgia, with the Rev. Joel Chapman officiating.  Burial will follow in Oak Grove Congregational Christian Church Cemetery, Pine Mountain, Georgia. The gathering of family and friends will be on Thursday from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to Harris County Animal Shelter, Harris County Humane Society, or Oak Grove Congregational Christian Church in memory of Echols Hart. Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, Georgia, 30240, (706) 884-8636.