Dwight A. Hargrove

Dwight A. Hargrove

September 5, 1952 – January 16, 2023

Dwight A. Hargrove, 70, of Omaha, Nebraska, passed away on January 16, 2023, after a long illness.

Dwight was born September 5, 1952, in Racine, Wisconsin. He grew up in Kankakee, Illinois, before moving to Nebraska to attend Wayne State College, where he met Donna, his wife of 46 years. Throughout his life, Dwight impacted many people through his work, volunteering, and mentoring. He was always prepared with a joke and never met a stranger. He loved the Temptations, rooting for the Chicago Cubs, and relaxing on the patio.

He is survived by his wife, Donna; son, Derek; daughter, Devon; brothers: William (Carole), Roy, Kevin, and Ronnie (Vanessa). He was predeceased by his parents, Gus and Lubertha Brooks.

VISITATION: Thursday, January 26, 3-5pm, West Center Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials to South/Southwest YMCA or Nebraska Humane Society.


  • Steve ott Posted January 18, 2023 2:30 pm

    I will miss you ol’ buddy😢

  • Sharon Rowe Posted January 18, 2023 4:43 pm

    I’ll miss my friend and Sunday afternoons together. We love ya xx

  • Sandra Smith Posted January 18, 2023 5:18 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss….

  • Edie Riester Posted January 18, 2023 5:21 pm

    So sorry.for your loss. Dwight was such a nice man. I remember him when Carol & Derek were small and best friends and all the fun times they had at babysitter Terry Chavez’s house.. sending hugs your way.

  • Nancy Selix Posted January 18, 2023 6:13 pm

    RIP Cousin Dwight, you will be missed. See you on the other side. Hugs and prayers

  • Joedy and Lori Sandhoefnet Posted January 18, 2023 8:13 pm

    Dwight filled a room with joy and laughter.
    May He Rest In Peace. ♥️

  • Robert Mather & Renee Posted January 18, 2023 9:14 pm

    Our sincere sympathy to you Donna & your family. Prayers for you all during this sad & difficult time. Hugs to you. Dwight was one of the best. God Bless

  • Lewis Stanley Posted January 18, 2023 9:39 pm

    Rest In Heaven MY Brother ❤️🙏❤️🙏

  • Alan Schultz Posted January 18, 2023 11:37 pm

    Dwight was my anchor when I went through some tough times. I will miss him.

  • Jeff and Diane Pilbeam Posted January 19, 2023 8:11 am

    R.I.P. dear friend…..so many laughs and great times….we will never forget. Love, Jeff and Diane

  • Brynn Patrick Posted January 19, 2023 10:51 am

    One of a kind. He will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers to his wonderful family.

  • Neal Walde Posted January 19, 2023 12:58 pm

    This is such sad news. I don’t ever remember calling Dwight anything but ‘Rock’. I guess I never knew the origin of that nickname, but he was a rock solid guy who was extremely reliable and fun to be around. Rest in peace, my friend.

  • Maridell Mccarty Posted January 19, 2023 5:13 pm

    No words! No words! Love you.

  • Sally Gutowski Posted January 19, 2023 5:52 pm

    Donna – so sorry to hear of Dwight’s passing.

  • Andrew Vesselinovitch Posted January 20, 2023 1:28 pm

    My condolences to Donna, the kids, brothers, and friends. Dwight was a gentle man.

  • Mary O’Neill Posted January 20, 2023 4:45 pm

    I have no words that can tell what a huge hole not having Dwight in our lives going forward means. We are all going to miss his humor and big heart.. Be at peace now.

  • Dean “Ernie” Boyles Posted January 21, 2023 9:57 am

    I have many many fond memories of Dwight. From work, bowling league, softball …. I will miss him.

    My condolences to his family and loved ones!


  • Ember Posted January 21, 2023 11:11 am

    I had no idea! My thoughts and prayers are with you, Donna, as well as Derek and Devon. Please let me know if I can do anything. Blessings to all.

  • Janet Hackman Posted January 22, 2023 4:56 pm

    Worked with Dwight for many years at Mutual of Omaha. Prayers for Donna and the family

  • Lynne Pitloun Posted January 23, 2023 3:07 pm

    My heartfelt condolences to Donna, Derek, Devon and the rest of the family. I am so very sorry for your loss. You are all are in my prayers.

  • Dixie Mcbreen Posted January 25, 2023 10:34 am

    So dorry for your loss Donna.

  • Crystal Gubbels Posted January 26, 2023 9:49 am

    My deepest condolences to Donna and the family. Prayers and comfort to you all.

  • Vickie Burlison-Francisco Posted February 3, 2023 6:27 pm

    I went to high school with Dwight. We had behind the wheel driver’s education together. Dwight always made me laugh. My condolences and prayers of comfort to his family.🙏🏻

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