Glenn Hart, age 92, a resident of Colorado Springs since 1953 and formerly of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2012 at Memorial Hospital. He was a retired electrician and a member of IBEW Local No. 113.
Brentley Glen Hart was born on October 14, 1919 in Murray, Kentucky. He was a 1937 graduate of Murray High School. He married Mary Alice Smoot on July 4, 1940 in Murray. Glenn entered the United States Army Air Corps where he flew B-17s and was training on B-29s when the war came to an end. He was later stationed Hobbs, New Mexico. They built the family home themselves on their land in Black Forest in 1953.
He was an avid Broncos football fan, and he and his wife were world travelers. Some of their more memorable trips took them to Hawaii, Alaska, Thailand, the Mediterranean, and Mexico. For many years, they enjoyed fishing in northern Canada. Glenn was a member of American Legion Post 209 and was a founding member of the Ports of Call Travel Club. He was an avid sportsman, and he and his son, Rick, hunted and fished in Colorado and Alaska. The two also enjoyed stock car racing, and shared a close bond throughout the years. Glenn and Alice also enjoyed horses and had many fond memories of participating with Nancy in rodeos and riding horses together.
He is survived by his son, Rick Hart; and his daughter, Nancy (husband, Todd) Bunker, all of Colorado Springs. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary Alice, in 2005; an infant son, Terry Brent; and seven brothers and sisters.
A visitation will be held from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 12 at the Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. Funeral Services are planned for 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel. Entombment will follow at the Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Gate of Heaven.
Memorials in Glenn’s name may be made to the charity of the giver’s choice. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Laura, Carol, Crystal, Lynda, Tom, and the fellow electricians that have assisted the family over the last number of years.