Argent Kavanah Hare

Published 8:53 am Thursday, February 7, 2013

WALNUT HILL – Argent Kavanah Hare, 70 of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away at his residence Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. He was born March 25, 1942, in Baldwin County.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Victor Bartis and Vera Lucille Kimbler Hare, Sr. and his sister Vicky Andrews.  He was a retired pipe fitter with St. Regis and International Paper Company with over 33 years of service. He was a member of New Life Fellowship Assembly of God in Walnut Hill.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty Spence Hare; three sons, Jeffrey Hare of Walnut Hill, James (Regina) Hare of Walnut Hill and Joseph (Brehia) Hare of Bay Minette, Ala.; three brothers, Victor Bartis (Brenda) Hare, Jr. of Pace, Fla,, Herbert (Audrey) Hare of Walnut Hill and Ray Gene White of Cantonment, Fla.; one sister, Sue Fillingim Fields of Molino, Fla.; four grandchildren, Christopher Hare, Casey Hare, Tucker Hare and Cade Hare.

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Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Hudson and the Rev. Ed McMillian officiating. Burial followed in Dry Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers were his nephews, Tracy Hare, Darrell Spence, Michael Freeman, Kevin Spence, Bryan Spence and Matthew Freeman.

Visitation was held Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.