Ricaro C. Hartzog

Published 3:34 pm Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Mr. Ricaro Cartez Hartzog, 27, died Sunday February 21, 2016, at the Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, due to injuries he sustained in automobile accident. Services for Mr. Hartzog were held on Saturday February 27, 2016, at the MT. Zion M. B. Church, with Pastor Ozell White officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Church Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hartzog was the son of Ricky Hartzog and Queen Durr of Prentiss. As a young man, he was reared and educated in the Jefferson Davis County area, attending Prentiss High School and Pearl River Community College. Mr. Hartzog worked at the Nissan plant in Canton, as a service technician and as a construction worker for a number of years.

Mr. Hartzog married the former Shanice Gardner of Prentiss, and to this union two children were born. In addition, Mr. Hartzog had two children by a previous relationship. Mr. Hartzog was a man of wisdom, humor, and love for family. His four children brought him his greatest joy, however he enjoyed hunting and fishing as well as spending time with his family.

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Mr. Hartzog’s survivors include his wife, Shanice Hartzog; four children, Ricaro Cartez Hartzog, Jr., Paris Aaliyah Hartzog, Armoz Hartzog and Raheem Jesus Hartzog; his father, Ricky Hartzog; his mother, Queen Durr Walker; three sisters Lakesha (Dewon) Hayes, Antoricka (Andrew) Booth, and Shaniqua Hartzog; three brothers, Charles E. Walker, Kendrick Walker and Patrick Hartzog; one grandmother, Aline Durr ; and a number of other relatives and friends.