Obituary: Harold Bartley

August 7, 1934 – November 17, 2020

Harold Bartley, 86, formerly of Bedford, died November 17, 2020 in Ocala, Florida.

Born August 7, 1934 in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Forrest Glen Bartley and Clara (Anderson). Harold graduated from Bedford High School in 1952. He married Sandra Crafton at the Church of God in Bedford on June 10, 1956. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army from April 1957 to April 1959 at Fort Lewis, Washington. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves from
1959 to 1961. He worked as a printer for the Bedford Times Mail for 45 years, retiring in 1992.

He was a member of the Englewood Baptist Church in Bedford.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra, of Bedford and Ocala; one daughter, Debra Strahl of Ocala; one son, Michael (Joyce) Bartley of Lizton; two granddaughters, Allison (Tim) England of Mitchell and Micaela Bartley of Lizton; one grandson, Tyler Strahl (Sophie) of Garrett.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Janet Sue Bartley; one brother, Charles Bartley of Bedford.

Harold’s wishes were to be cremated. There will be a memorial service at a later date at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford, with interment in the columbarium at Green Hill.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Harold’s memory to the Englewood Baptist Church.

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