Kenneth Dean Bartley


Kenneth Dean Bartley

Williamsburg, Whitley County, Kentucky, USA
Death 9 Jun 2016 (aged 87)
Tompkinsville, Monroe County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Celina, Clay County, Tennessee, USA
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KENNETH DEAN BARTLET, Age 87, of Tompkinsville, Passed away on Thursday June 9, 2016, at His Home, with His Family by His Side. He was Born; November 19, 1928, in Williamsburg, Kentucky.

He was Preceded in death by his Parents, Shadrach and Emma ( Webb ) Bartley., His Brothers; Hansford Turner and Ruel Williams.

Upon Graduating from Tompkinsville High School in 1946, He attended Lindsey Wilson College, Until joining the Kentucky National Guard in 1948. He served in Battery A of the 623, F A. B N. being deployed to Korea, until His Discharge in 1952. While serving in Korea, He earned the Korean Service Medal With the Bronze Star and The United Nations Service Medal. Upon Completion of Military Service, He attended Western Kentucky State College Receiving His Bachelor Of Arts Degree in 1954. In 1955 He attended George Peabody College For Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee receiving a Masters Degree in Education Supervision and Administration. He Taught in Monroe County School System, beginning in various One Room Schools including Mount Zion and Slick Rock. He concluded His Career as an Educator at Tompkinsville High School. He was a Member of Mt. Gilead Church Of Christ.

He was a Business Owner, and was Employed as Personnel Manager at Belden Wire and Cable Corporation. Always interested in Community Improvement, He spent a lifetime promoting Tompkinsville and Monroe County. He was a Member of Tompkinsville Chamber Of Commerce, Tompkinsville Lions Club, Monroe County Soil Conservation Supervision Board, Monroe County Development Organization and served One Term on Tompkinsville City Council. He was awarded the Kentucky Industrial Development Organizations Man Of the Year Award in 1979, and Received the Tompkinsville- Monroe County Chamber Of Commerce Lifetime Service Award in 2003. He was dedicated to bringing Industry and Economic Growth to His Community.

His Survivors are; His Wife, Eddie Rose ( Cherry ) Bartley, A Son and Daughter-In-Law, Phil and Sharon Bartley, A Grandson; Thomas ( Whitney ) Bartley, A Granddaughter; Leah Bartley, a Great-Grandson, Gannon Thomas Bartley. And A Special Niece; Cherry Ann ( Forte ) Farnette, and Her Family, Whom He thought of as His own Daughter.

Funeral Services will be at 1:30 P. M. Sunday June 12, 2016, @ Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.

Burial in Fitzgerald Cemetery. Military Rites performed at Graveside by Veterans Honor Guard of Cookeville, Tennessee.

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