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Mr. John "Jay" Moseley Hart, Jr.

Mr. John "Jay" Moseley Hart, Jr.
  • November 8, 1969 - October 19, 2021
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Grace Episcopal Church Cathedral's Youth Programs. Please indicate "Youth Programs" on the memo line of your contribution.
  • Grace Episcopal Church Cathedral
    C/O Youth Programs
    5 Coming Street
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Citadel Foundation Class of 1992 Scholarship Fund. Please indicate "Class of 1992 Scholarship Fund" on the memo line of your contribution.
  • The Citadel Foundation
    Class of 1992 Scholarship Fund
    171 Moultrie Street
    Charleston, SC 29409

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“Our rugby club sends its condolences for your loss. Having had the good fortune to have Michael and Robert play with our club a few times, we know...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Wando Rugby - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Jay Hart always looked out for the underdog. What a great man. He made my life as a knob in Romeo, enjoyable. Thank you Jay. RIP. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Justin Rossow - Madison, WI

“Praying for strength and peace in the coming days, weeks, months and years. Rest In Peace friend. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Joe Orlando - Myrtle beach, SC

“This wonderful man, a husband, father, son, friend, and more importantly a decent human being will be missed by many . May God bless his soul . ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Ivan Fields - Charleston, SC

“Our hearts and prayers go out to you guys during this extremely difficult time. Sydney and I wanted to send our love and condolences. We love you all...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Amber Goins - Pawleys island, SC

“I was so sorry to learn about Jay's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. Brian L. Canady ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Brian Canady - Charleston, SC

“Leatha and I are so sorry to hear of Jays passing. Ellen and the kids, you will be in our prayers. Leatha and Marcus Gray ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Marcus Gray - Oak ridge, NC

“We know your loss is tremendous. Our prayers are with you and the kids and they will continue to be. All of our love, Frank, Mary, William, and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Anderson - Charleston, SC

“Flora and Johnny, I am so very sorry for your loss. I wish that I was able to be there with you during this very sad time.You all are in my prayers. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Patty Thompson - St Stephen, SC

“Godspeed, eternal son, dad, husband... and friend. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Steve Skardon - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Flora, Johnny, Ellen, and Children,I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Jay. Please know my thoughts, and prayers are with each of you as you go...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Monkie Fincher - Arlington, TX

“We are so sorry to hear of our nephew's passing! We will keep Jay & his family in our thoughts and prayers!Uncle Frank & Aunt Peggy ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Price - Summerville, SC


John "Jay" Moseley Hart, Jr., 51, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Catherine Ellen Cox Hart, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 after a short illness. His Funeral Service will be held Sunday, October 31, 2021 in Grace Episcopal Church Cathedral, 98 Wentworth Street at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be private at a later date. The family will receive friends on Friday, October 29th from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway.

Jay was born November 8, 1969 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of John Moseley Hart and Flora Price Hart. He was a proud graduate of Middleton High School in 1988 and The Citadel, Class of 1992, Romeo Company. He was a lifelong member of Grace Episcopal Church Cathedral where he served as an usher, middle school and high school youth programs volunteer, and a past member of the vestry. Jay never met a stranger and could rarely go anywhere without meeting someone whom he held a friendly connection with.

Jay is survived by his wife, Ellen; daughter, Kathryn L.K. Hart; two sons, Michael M. Hart and Robert W. Hart; parents, John and Flora Price Hart; and two brothers Steven P. Hart and Robert F. Hart, all of Charleston, SC.

While we appreciate the sentiment, please omit sending any flowers. If you would like to honor Jay and our families, memorial donations may be mailed to:

Grace Episcopal Church Cathedral
℅ Youth Programs (in the memo line)
5 Coming Street
Charleston, SC 29401

The Citadel Foundation
Class of 1992 Scholarship Fund (in the memo line)
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409