Richard T. “Tom” Hartley, 72, of Akron, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 after a long illness. He was born to parents Harold and Ruth Hartley on June 25, 1947 in Akron.
Tom enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending time with his family and friends, and he was an amazing grandfather. He stated he did the best he could, and he was proud to serve his country.
Preceding him in death are his parents; grandparents; brothers Bobby Hartley and Stanley Myers.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Laura, of 30 years; sons Mike (Joanne) Hartley, Eric (Stacey) Hartley, and daughter Tina Hartley; step-daughter Melissa (Neal) Benner; 7 grandchildren; sisters Sandy Hamad and Michelle Stanley; step-brother Gary Myers and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Warriors Journey Home, P.O. Box 67121
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44222 https://warriorsjourneyhome.org/
Calling hours will be held on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Rd. Akron, OH from 1pm-4pm with a funeral service at 4pm. Interment will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at a later date.