Travis Lawrence Hart

Published 5:28 pm Friday, April 12, 2024

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Travis Lawrence Hart, 84, of Baytown, Texas and formerly of Groves, Texas passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Born October 21, 1939, in Collins, Arkansas, Travis led a remarkable life filled with service and dedication.

Travis valued education and briefly attended Arkansas A&M College before his military service called. He was a proud member of the United States Navy from 1958 to 1962, serving as a draftsman on the USS Sperry.

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Travis’s commitment to his country was unwavering. He later found solace in faith as a member of Procter Baptist Church in Port Arthur and contributed as a song leader and music director for various churches.

In his professional life, Travis established himself as a successful business owner in Maritime Electronics. His leadership and passion for his work left a lasting impact on those around him.

Outside of work and service, Travis had diverse interests. An avid reader, he cherished moments spent enjoying literature.

He also found joy in watching television and playing video games with his grandsons. Woodworking was another passion that brought creativity and fulfillment to his life.

Family meant everything to Travis. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frances (West) Hart and Glynn Willis Hart; his beloved wife of sixty-three years, Martha Gill Hart; along with brothers, G.W. Hart, Jimmy Hart, and Charles Hart.

Travis leaves behind a legacy of love and devotion survived by his children, Evonda Hart Miller and her husband Matt of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; Taron L. Hart and his wife Vicky of Baytown, Texas; and Travis L. “Larry” Hart, Jr. and his wife Michelle of Austin, Texas.

His memory will be carried on by his grandchildren, Ryan Luebe and his wife Jessica; Darrin Luebe and his wife Corina; Michael Woodie “Paz Rescate”; Daniel Woodie and his wife Denise Baxindine; Trevor Hart and his wife Lesley; Tori Hart; Katie Hart and husband Ryan Stankard; Meredith Hart; and Alaina Hart. Additionally, he is survived by great-grandchildren, Logan Luebe, Landen Luebe, Nora Woodie, Davina Hart, and Zeke Hart.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 1:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m., with a Celebration of Travis’ Life to begin at 1:30 p.m., at Melancon Levingston Funeral Home, 1605 Nederland, Texas 77627.

Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.

Travis Lawrence Hart will be dearly missed but forever remembered for the love he shared with all those fortunate enough to have known him. May he rest in peace knowing that he touched the hearts of many with kindness and warmth throughout his lifetime.