Dale E. Hart, 57, of Ithaca, died Monday, February 14, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. Mr. Hart was born in Troy on August 7, 1953, the son of the late David and Patsy (Cummings) Hart. He was a heavy equipment operator at Barrett Paving Materials. Dale was preceded in death by his parents and a Brother Tom Hart. He is survived by his wife Kathryn (Eldridge) Hart; Daughter Amy Halderman and husband Tim of Ithaca; Sons Jonathan Hart of Ithaca and Sam Hart and wife Connie of Greenville; 9 Grandchildren Taylor and Leahvi Halderman, Zoey, Irene, Mary Jo, Emma, and Samantha Hart, Brice Grill, and Brenton Mullens; 4 Sisters Connie Hart of Hillsboro, Ohio, Bonnie Lowery and husband Michael of Maplewood, Ohio, Cheryl Tabor and husband Tim of New Market, Ohio, and JoAnn Lorenze of Hillsboro, Ohio. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum with Rev. Tim Lehman officiating. Burial will follow in Ithaca Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday 5 - 8 PM at the funeral home.