JERRY GLYNN HARTLEY
WILLISTON, FLORIDA…..Jerry Glynn Hartley, a resident of Williston, FL, formerly of Kinsey, AL, passed away peacefully, Friday, October 11, 2019, with his wife Emily by his side. He was 78.
In keeping with his wishes, there will be no funeral services. You can honor Jerry’s memory by donating to a local animal shelter of your choice, go catch you a “mess” of fish, or take a trip somewhere you have never been.
Jerry was born on January 27, 1941 to Rufus and Lorene Hartley. He lived in Kinsey for most of his life. Jerry traveled and lived many places but settled in Williston, FL where he met and married the love of his life, Emily King Hartley.
Jerry worked with his brother Charles Hartley at Hartley Plumbing Company for many years. He was a member of the Local 52 Pipefitters Union and was one of many who worked to build Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant in Houston County, AL.
In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by a sister Mary Ann Rose; a son-in-law William R. (Billy) Solomon; his Father and Mother-in-law Paul and Lucille King; Two brothers-in-law George Hermensen and James Branton.
Surviving relatives are his wife Emily King Hartley; two daughters, Rhonda Hartley Parrish (Tim) and Stacey Hartley Solomon; a son, Christopher G. Hartley; three sisters Jean Branton, Patricia Hermensen and Peggy Starling (Rickey); a brother, Charles Hartley (Kim); his sister-in-law Camille Thompson (Dean); his brother-in-law Steve King (Barbara); seven grandchildren, Zachary Parrish (Kristen), Ethan Parrish (Taylor), Hayden Parrish (Avery), Taylor Hartley, Cara Owens (Nathan), Ashley Chandler (Flint) and Preston Smith; ten great-grandchilren, Kayla, Blaine, Sean, Meghan, Kelsey, Kennedy, Clayton, Hudson, Rhett and Arthur; and last but certainly not least, his four legged baby girl and constant companion, Reba.
Jerry’s positive attitude “I am not dying of cancer, I am living with cancer” inspired all who knew him, as well as others he crossed paths with, during his journey.
WRIGHT FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Phone 334-693-CARE (2273).
…celebrating a life one family at a time…