​Karl Marshall Hartley



Karl Marshall Hartley, of Denver, NC, passed away December 27, 2016 at Lincolnton Hospital, NC, after a long battle with ill health and cancer. Karl was born September 15, 1957 in Syracuse, NY. A son of Irene Rowan and James Hartley. Karl is survived by wife Nancy and two sons, Marshall and Matthew.

Karl was a graduate of Millbrook High School, year of 1975, and attended Appalachian State in Boone. He was self-employed in his auto repair businesses, one in Raleigh and later, Denver, NC. The family lived in Canada for an extended time and Karl enjoyed the outdoors with his boys, fishing, boating, camping and outdoor activities.

In addition to his parents, and wife Nancy. Karl is survived by two brothers, Jon Hartley of Raleigh and Jason Hartley of Hypoluxo, Florida; aunt, Denise Wilson. Karl and Denise were born very close in age and have been always special friends. Uncle, Karl and Aunt Carolyn of Woodstock, NY, John Jr. and Denise Wilson of Beaver, Pennsylvania, John and Sally Wilson of Beaver, Pennsylvania; step-brothers, Mark and Paul Rowan; nephews, Jeremy and Shane Hartley of Florida, Austin of Raleigh and Timothy Bowes of California.

Karl recently had surprise visits from many of his old school and boy scout friends. He leaves behind many good friends and many great memories. We love him and he will be greatly missed.

Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday January 7, 2016 at Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-7400).