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Robert C. Hartley, DVM

Robert Curtis "Bob" Hartley, DVMCarrollton, TexasDr. Robert Hartley, longtime resident of Simpsonville, SC, and husband of the late Carole Rita Geist Hartley, departed from this world on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from his home.Born April 17, 1935, in Forsyth, MO, to the late Leonard B. and Alice G. Cooperrider Hartley, Bob was a U.S. Army veteran and graduate of Kansas State University. Dr. Hartley practiced vet medicine in Norfolk, NE, for 15 years, and in the Greenville area for over 35 years. He was a member of First Baptist Dallas, and longtime former member of Pleasant Grove Baptist, Fountain Inn, SC. Surviving are daughter, Kathy Fehlbaum and Marco of Carrollton, TX, and children, Ky, Emily, and Laura; son, Ty Hartley and Caroline of Palm Bay, FL, and children Emilee, Erica, and Elizabeth; son, Kurt Hartley and Caroline of Simpsonville, SC, and children, Hunter, Tyler, McKenzie, Ellie, Jack, and Gabe. He was predeceased by a sister, Linda Carol Hartley Ryder, and a brother, Daniel Bruce Hartley.A March 10th home-going celebration will be led by Rev. Phil Whitt at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Family visitation will be at noon, and memorial at 1 o'clock. Entombment will follow at Graceland East Memorial Park Mausoleum, with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his memory to the ministry of Bruce and Joyce Heckman: Immerge Cross-Cultural Apprenticeships, P.O. Box 1061, Brownstown, PA 17508.Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Robert C. Hartley, DVM please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Graceland East Memorial Park
2206 Woodruff Road
Simpsonville, SC, 29681


MAR 10. 1:00 PM (EST)

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

1279 S Frontage Rd

Fountain Inn, SC, 29644

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Thanks, Annette!

Kathy Fehlbaum Mar 20 2017 12:00 AM

Thanks, Howard and Wanda!

Kathy Fehlbaum Mar 20 2017 12:00 AM

Where to begin Bob and Carole Hartley were always there even before I had a need. I loved working with them at Barkingham. Plus I also had the privilege of cutting their hair. I am sure Carole welcomed him with open arms at heavens gate. Love, Annette Cloward

Annette Cloward Mar 13 2017 12:00 AM

Had many good times with Bob and Carole when they lived in Norfolk, Nebraska. Many good meals and laughs. We missed them when they moved.

Howard & Wanda Meier Mar 11 2017 12:00 AM

Aunt Jane, Cousins Sally & Susan and families purchased the Lily and Rose Tribute Spray for the family of Robert C. Hartley, DVM.

Aunt Jane, Cousins Sally & Susan and families Mar 8 2017 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM