Michael Bryan Hart, 53, went home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sept. 13, 2013.
He was born in Tacoma, Wash. Formerly a resident of Foley, Michael served as an officer with the Foley Police Department and as a deputy with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department.
After 12 years he left his law enforcement career to serve Christ as a missionary in Mexico. He most recently served in Veracruz, through Good Samaritan Baptist Church under the auspice of Baptist International Missions Inc.
He is survived by his wife of more than 32 years, Teresa (Dawson) Hart; their children, Bryan (Hannah) Hart of Killeen, Texas and Kalyn Rochelle of Havelock, N.C.; grandson, Bradley; and granddaughter, Kallianne. He is also survived by his mother, Barbara Hart of Foley; brother, Bill (Sandra) Hart; sisters, Bonnie (Mike) Davis and Brenda (Buck) Steadham; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The funeral service was held at Enon Baptist Church, Walnut Hill, Fla., with Pastor Jim Robinson with Pastor Rick Hopkins officiating. Burial followed in Enon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Bryan Hart, Bill Hart, Mike Davis, Buck Steadham, Gary Dawson and Dan Mahone.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Iglesia Bautista de la Fe Building Fund through BIMI, a missionary of your choice, or to Covenant Hospice.
Thank you to the doctors and staff at Sacred Heart Oncology and Covenant Hospice.
Arrangements by Faith Chapel North Funeral Home, Cantonment, Fla.