Kenny M. Bartley
October 23, 1951 ‒ June 20, 2016
Formerly of Edison, Ohio
Kenny M. Bartley, age 64, of Newton, TX and formerly of Edison, OH, passed away Monday morning, June 20, 2016 at his home.
On October 23, 1951, Kenny was born in Pikeville, KY, the son of the late Jay and Rachel (Ratliff) Staley. He graduated from Mount Gilead High School in the Class of 1970.
Throughout the years, Kenny managed several different printing companies.
Kenny truly loved racing. He was a big NASCAR fan, always cheering for Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Junior. He enjoyed stock drag racing at Marion Co. International Raceway in LaRue and at Pacemakers Dragway Park in Mount Vernon. He also spent time mud trucking in Florida. Equally, he loved the outdoors and could often be found hunting and fishing.
Kenny’s family always held a special place in his heart, especially his grandchildren, whom he loved to be a jokester with. He will always be remembered as a goofy, happy and outgoing man.
Kenny will be dearly missed by his six children: Ken (Cara) Bartley of Marana, AZ, Candy (Sam) Cox of Marengo, Amy Garner of Cardington, Patrick Garner of Jacksonville, FL, Michelle Bartley of Cardington, Rochelle (James II) Pleasant of Fremont, OH; 13 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild and another on the way; two brothers: Donald (Helen) Potter of Leesville, OH, Kirby (Sue) Potter of Mansfield; and three sisters: Claudia Potter of Pikeville, KY, Carolyn Butler of Altamonte Springs, FL, and Marilyn (Richard) Hudgel of Mount Gilead.
Kenny’s family will greet friends from 4 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel, 67 N. Main St., Mt. Gilead. Services to honor and celebrate his life will be held there at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, with Pastor Jason Harding officiating. Burial will follow in Bryn Zion Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, contributions may be directed to Snyder Funeral Home to assist Kenny’s family with funeral expenses.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Kenny’s family, and your special memories or condolences may be shared with them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.