Henry Thomas McCoart, Sr., 83

Henry Thomas McCoart, Sr., 83, of Wabash, died at 6:46 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 at St. Vincent Heart Hospital in Carmel. He was born May 20, 1937 in Paintsville, Ky., to Arthur and Bessie (Daniel) McCoart.

Henry attended Van Lear High School in Van Lear, Ky. He was a U.S. Army veteran stationed in Germany. Henry married Bonnie Fannin in Van Lear, on Nov. 2, 1957. He worked for General Tire in Wabash, retiring after 30 years. Henry was a member of the New Life Baptist Church, and was saved and loved the Lord. He also was a member of the Eagles Lodge.

Henry enjoyed fishing, hunting, and all sports. He was honored by Wabash High School, along with his sons and grandsons, as Mr. Alumni. He also enjoyed history, his country and especially loved his family. 

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie McCoart of Wabash; five children, Henry (Cindy) McCoart, Jr. of Wabash, Tammy (David) DeWitt of Indianapolis, Rollin (Jody) McCoart and Beverly (David) Stangl, both of Wabash, and Mark (Debra) McCoart of Somerset; 13 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Frank Burns (Nina) McCoart of Salyersville, Ky., Jenny (Bill) Phelps of Paintsville, Danny (Kathy) McCoart and Patty Lee, both of Van Lear, John Pat McCoart of Johns Creek, Ky., Tony (Teresa) McCoart and Angie (Harold) Burton, both of Van Lear.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be a memorial service at a later date. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorials are Wabash High School Athletic Department or New Life Baptist Church.

The memorial guest book for Henry may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Feb 01