Born Dec. 29, 1935, in Caruth, Mo., son of the late Aleck and Mattie Johnson Hartle, he was a U.S. Army veteran.
On Sept. 18, 1952, he married Ada Dickson, who survives.
Survivors also include one daughter, Konya Martin and husband, Glenn, of Kennett; one brother, Bob Hartle and wife, Lois, of Farmington, Mo.; two sisters, Virginia Hamlett and husband, C.T. of Kennett and Betty Scott and husband, Rondal, of Senath and two grandchildren, Ashley and Kati Martin, both of Kennett.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., today, Thursday, March 13, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. J.E. Crews officiating.
Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers were Steve Worrell, Terry Payne, Larry Conley, Michael Jones, Keith Scott and Jimmie Atcherson.
Honorary pallbearers were Lonnie Grice and J.B. Scott.