Marvin L. “Bubba” Hartley, 81 of Pierceton, Indiana passed away on Tuesday July 18, 2017 at 7:40 a.m. in his residence. He was born on January 23, 1936 to Wallace and Margaret (Henry) Hartley in Portland, Indiana.
Marvin joined the United States Army from 1954 to 1958. He was an Ammunition Supply Specialist.
On September 5, 1970 he married Thelma Farmer in Middletown, Indiana.
He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Pierceton and the American Legion Post 253, North Webster.
He has been in Kosciusko County since 1985.
He was a commercial truck driver for many years. He retired in 1994.
Marvin enjoyed being with his family and grandchildren, woodworking, fishing, airplanes, and the lake.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Hartley, Pierceton; his children, James (Candy) Hartley, Muncie, Kenny (Missy) Farmer, Syracuse, Ricky Bowen, Pierceton, Tammy Thomas (Fiancé Darrell Meyerink), Pierceton, Chad Hartley, Ossian and David (Holli) Hartley, Warsaw; a sister, Phyllis (Don) Meyers, Muncie; 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was preceded by his parents, a brother and a son Robert Hartley.
Visitation will be on Saturday July 22, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton. Then a procession from the funeral chapel to St Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Pierceton for a Mass of Christian Service starting at 1:00 p.m. Monsignor Bernard Galic will officiate.
There will be Military Honors by the American Legion Post 253 and the Military Honor Guard immediately following the Mass.
Interment will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to K21 Health Foundation Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund, P.O. Box 1810, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1810.