Joseph Henry Hart

April 18, 1946November 13, 2020

Hart, Joseph Henry, 74, passed away Friday, November 13, 2020. He was predeceased by his parents, John G. Hart, Jr. and Elsie Allison Hart; and brothers, John G. Hart III, and Philip A. Hart. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 47 years, Virginia; brother, David L. Hart; as well as many devoted nieces, nephews, and family members. He is also survived by special friends, Larry Edwards and Judy Tinsley. Joe was born in Norfolk, Virginia, was involved in Scouting, attained the rank of Eagle Scout, and was a counselor at the YMCA Boys' Camp. He attended Old Dominion University, graduating with a degree in Engineering. During his high school and college years, he played trombone in the Maury and ODU Band and Orchestras. He received an MBA from VCU and was a Professional Engineer for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He was employed by Dominion Energy from 1969 to 2001. After his retirement, Joe was an instructor at Beta Tech/Centura college. He leaves many friends, colleagues, and students to cherish his memory.



1 December

Memorial Service

2:00 pm

Woody Funeral Home

Cochrane Chapel

1771 N. Parham Rd.
Richmond, Virginia 23229

1 December

Memorial Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Woody Funeral Home-Parham

1771 North Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23229

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Catherine Wilborn

November 23, 2020

I had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know Joe through Dominion Virginia Power and working with Virginia for many years. He was such a kind and helpful person. He adored Virginia and their life together. My prayers are with you, Virginia during this difficult time.

Cathy Wilborn

Faith Hooper

November 19, 2020

Virginia - my heart breaks for you my dear friend as I know Joe was your everything. Working along side you for over 25 years, I learned a lot about Joe and all he did with you and for you. I enjoyed hearing about and seeing all of the pictures on your magnificent trips all over the world. When it was the least bit of snow on the ground, Joe would drive you to work. Hang on to all of those wonderful memories and may you know that I am here for you. Sending you virtual hugs, thoughts and prayers.

Your forever friend, Faith

Brenda Herndon

November 19, 2020

I retired from Dominion Energy after 46 years of service. That's where I met Joe and Virginia. Joe worked with me in the Marketing department in the old Vepco 7th & Franklin building. That was in 1972 I believe. They weren't yet married. I remember seeing Joe and Virginia walking hand in hand to the parking lot across the street after work. They made a really cute couple.

Virginia Hart

November 18, 2020

My dearest Joe, I want you to know how much I love you. I am so proud of you and your many accomplishments. Thank you for the life you have provided me. You were always there to support me in whatever I did. You have been the love of my life and I will miss you always. Love, Gin

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