George R. Bartles, 82

MARCH 12, 1931-APRIL 2, 2013

April 03, 2013

George Richard Bartles, 82, of Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Golden Living Center.

Born March 12, 1931, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Herman S. and Mary Catherine Hamby Bartles.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn Bartles.

He was a veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was employed by the Department of Corrections in California for 20 1/2 years, retiring in 1987.

He was a member of Funkstown American Legion Post 211, and a life member of VFW 1936 and Good Sam's Club.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon K. Bartles; one stepdaughter, Kathleen Lockart of Camas, Wash.; one stepson, Dan Moss of Camas; two brothers, Herman M. Bartles of Boonsboro, Md., and Robert Bartles of Hagerstown; five stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry Bartles, Raymond Bartles and Ralph Bartles.

A graveside service will be Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone, Md. Chaplain Bob Lloyd will officiate.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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