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Robert Allen Hartley

September 8, 1933 ~ July 5, 2018 (age 84)

Robert A. Hartley, 84, of Wooster, died Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Wooster Community Hospital.

Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Burial will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, where military rites will be held. Online tributes may be made at 

Robert was born September 8, 1933 in Malta, Ohio to Howard T. and Laura Mildred {Smith} Hartley.

He joined the U.S. Army, and served for 20 years before his retirement in 1973. He then went on to earn his Associate’s Degree.

He married Lillian Kramer on June 5, 1955. She passed away previously. 

After his retirement from the Army, Robert worked for the Alaskan Pipeline, the state of New York, and General Electric, until he retired in 1992. He was active in the Vietnam Veterans of America, giving speeches to local schools about his service.

Robert will be deeply missed by his children Dennis Hartley of Seattle, WA, Samuel (Kelly) Hartley of Penfield, NY, and David (Michelle) Hartley, of Boise, ID; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Pauline Garver.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and many siblings.

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