John D. Hartline, son of the late Fred Hartline and Emma Pavey Hartline, was born on Jan. 7, 1942, at Bernie and died at his residence in Dexter on May 8, 2012, at the age of 70.
Mr. Hartline was of the Baptist faith, a former Union carpenter in Flint, Mich., a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and a resident of Dexter.
He was united in marriage to Geralene Hicks on Dec. 8, 1961, at Dudley. Mrs. Hartline preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 2009.
He is survived by four sons, Cecil Wayne Hartline, Scott Wayne Hartline, John Skylar Hartline and John Brock Hartline all of Dexter; one daughter, Ginger Joree Demers of Dexter; two brothers, Jerry Hartline of Texas and Bruce Hartline of Bernie; two sisters, Charlotte Irish of Dexter and Barbara Putney of Flint, Mich.; and five grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Nicholas Hartline; two brothers, Harold Hartline and Bob Hartline; three sisters, Diane O'Conner, Patsy Franklin, and Mary Hartline.
Visitation will be at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2012, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in the Dudley Cemetery.