Marvin Lynn Hart


Marvin Lynn Hart
Marvin Lynn Hart

Marvin Lynn Hart, 89, of Clayton, NM passed away on February 5, 2022.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 12, 2022, at First United Methodist Church in Gruver, TX, with Pastor Steve Chappell officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Lynn was born in Canyon, TX on December 18, 1932, to JM Hart and Janette Combs Hart. He lived part of his life in Gruver, TX and resided in Clayton, NM until he passed away. He attended Gruver High School where he was the captain of the men’s basketball team and a State Champion. Lynn attended the University of Oklahoma from 1951-1955 where he was a member of the basketball team and wore jersey #33.

Lynn served in the United States Air Force from 1956-1959, where he was captain and then the reserves until 1967.

Lynn was a farmer, rancher, and cattle trader. He traded up until the week of his death. He taught Sunday School and served on the Gruver ISD School Board. He coached numerous Little Dribblers teams, he loved sharing his love for basketball with youth.

Lynn was a proud father to Kevin, Kelley, and Terri.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Jon and Warren Hart.

Lynn is survived by his son, Kevin Hart and wife Terry, of Gruver, TX; two daughters, Kelley Richardson, of Amarillo, TX, and Terri Breaux and husband Kevin, of Liberty Hill, TX; five grandchildren, Brady Hart and wife Nikki, of Gruver, TX, Keelan Richardson and wife Jana, of Vega, TX, Dondi Connelly and husband Daniel, of Bushland, TX, Parker Breaux, of Austin, TX, and Bailey Breaux, of Austin, TX; and six great-grandchildren, Kaylei Richardson, Kylan Richardson, Elijah Pearson, Kaden Batenhorst, Mabrie Hart, and Kinsley Hart.

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9 Replies to “Marvin Lynn Hart”

  1. Sending our condolences to all his family & friends. He left a good legacy.
    Fun memories with Lynn starting in 1984.

  2. Thoughts and prayers to the family. We lost a good man, but a better basketball player. Rest in Peace Lynn Hart. The ball will always be on the wall.

  3. Mr. Hart, thank you sir, for helping give this world Terri Hart Breaux. She has changed so many lives for the better, including mine. She is strong, determined, kind, and I treasure her friendship. I know she is a reflection of you in many ways.
    My condolences to Terri and the family.
    -Belinda Wells

  4. One of the sweetest and most kind hearted man I’ve met. You will be dealt missed, rest easy sweet friend! Prayers for the family.

  5. Sixty-two years in February, Lynn was my brother -in-law. I remember him as a very proud and loving daddy and granddaddy. My sincere sympathy goes to all his family.May he rest in peace.

  6. Lynn, was a Loving Caring Family man! I always enjoyed talking to your dad. He always made each person feel important. Learned a lot when him and my Dad (Vance Morris) would talk about cattle and make cattle trades at the table.

  7. Mr. Hart. Lynn! I have many many fond memories of you. Those memories will forever be treasured! You will be missed.

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