04/19/17 — TOM BARTLEY

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Jan. 20, 1931-April 17, 2017

Thomas "Tom" N. Bartley, 86, Goldsboro, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center while surrounded by his family.

Tom was born in Columbus County Jan. 20, 1931, to the late Archie Belton Bartley and Hettie Reardon Bartley.

He proudly served our country in the United States Air Force, and retired as a senior master sergeant after 26 years of service.

Tom also co-owned C&T Exxon in Goldsboro for 19 years.

Those of us who knew Tom weep at our loss, laugh with our remembrances and reflect deeply on how much he meant to us. He made the world a healthier and happier place.

A service to celebrate Tom's life will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2017, in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jackie Ham and the Rev. Sherwood Howell officiating.

The family will receive friends Friday following the service at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at his home.

Interment will be Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton with military honors.

Tom is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary L. Ledbetter Bartley; daughters, Shirley Ann Edwards and husband, Mark, of Cary and Sandy Kay Oliver and husband, Charles, of Goldsboro; sister, Pattie Pierce of Portsmouth, Va.; three grandchildren, Michael Hachten, Toby Hachten and Katie Clark; and six great-grandchildren, Brandon Hachten, Andrew Hachten, Stephanie Clark, Angela Clark, Christoper Clark and Rachel Clark.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 19, 2017 12:12 PM