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James "Jimmy" Thomas Hart

James "Jimmy" Thomas Hart, 39, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 12, 2018.

Jimmy was the son of Ronald "Ron" Joseph Hart and the late Angela D. Ward Hart.  He was born at the 97th General Hospital in Frankfurt, Germany on Sept. 4, 1979. 

Jimmy loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.  He was a loving hands-on father of three boys, always doing boy stuff and just having fun.

His mother, Angela D. Ward Hart, and paternal grandparents, Joseph H. and Louise D. Hart of Rome, Ga., preceded him in death.

Survivors include the mother of his children, Jennifer McDowell Hart; children, Kirk McDowell, Preston Hart and Trever Hart, all of Dawsonville; parents, Ronald J. and Shelia Hart of Palm Coast, Fla.; brothers, Ronald Joseph (Joe) and Nicole Hart of Dawsonville, Nicholas and Anne Higgins of Bonaire, Kyle and Kaitlyn Higgins of Palm Coast, Fla.; maternal grandparents, James and Audrey Ward; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; various other relatives also survive.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 17 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel.

The family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in Jimmy's name to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Northside Atlanta.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.