Thomas J. “T.J.” Bartley, 89, Vinton, Ohio passed away Friday, February 23, 2018 at his home. He was born March 28, 1928 in Penny, Kentucky to the late E. M. and Dolly Ann Bartley.  He married Martha Stewart July 2, 1948 in Pikeville, Kentucky and she survives.

Thomas was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic at Cummins Company in Dearborn, Michigan, a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict, member of Vinton American Legion Post 161, LOOM-Lodge 934 and Salem Center Star Grange 778.  He attended the Little Pearl Church in Vinton, Ohio.

Thomas leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Martha; son, Jeffery Bartley, Lake Havasu, Arizona; daughters, Katherine Annette (Joseph) Martin, Garden City, Michigan, Pamela Jeanette Reynolds, Euclid, Ohio and Rhonda Lynn Pittman, Flat Rock, Michigan; half-brother, Dennis; half-sister, Glessie, six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, March 2, 2018 at the McCoy Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel with Brothers Kenny Newsome and Jerry Runyon officiating.  Burial will follow in Vinton Memorial Park, Vinton, Ohio with Full Military Graveside Rites conducted by Vinton American Legion Post 161.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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McCoy Moore is honored to serve the Bartley Family