Allen R. "Dick" Bartley
MARION: Allen R. "Dick" Bartley, age 74, of Marion, Ohio passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Louis Stokes VA Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
He was born October 25, 1938 in Corrina, Ky., to the late Mr.& Mrs. Sam Bartley. Dick's parents passed away when he was young, he was raised by his grandparents, Cas & Lila Nelson.
On August 25, 1971 he married Grace H. (Rhinhart).
Dick was a United States Veteran serving in the United States Navy
Air Corps. He was employed for thirty-five years at Tecumseh Products as a general forman. Dick was a Life Member of American Legion Post #162, where he was Past Commander and Past District Commander, 40 & 8 where he was Past Chef DeGare, VFW
Post #3313 and the Amvets.
He is survived by his wife, Grace Bartley of Marion, Oh.; his son, Allen Bartley of Salisbury, Md.; step son, Daniel Greenfield of Marion, Oh.; step daughter, Judy A. Calvert of Plainfield, In.; four grandsons, James Drury, Charles Drury, David Greenfield, Billy Greenfield; six great grandchildren; cousin, Sandra Campbell of Chillicothe, Oh.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dick was preceded in death by one brother, two sisters, Nina Bartley and Shelby Strewer, his aunt and uncle, June and Marie Campbell, cousin, Gary Campbell.
A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 2 PM at the American Legion Post # 162, 531 Bellefountaine Ave., with Pastor Dwight Hord officiating. The Marion County United Veterans Council will hold a military service. Friends and family are invited from 1 - 2 PM at the American Legion Post #162. Burial will take place at a later date. The Boyd-Born Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.boydbornfuneralhome.com