Fred B. Hartley


Fred B. Hartley, age 69 of Fernandina Beach, FL passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville.

Born in McRae, Georgia to the late Fred Donald and Jackie Seabolt Hartley, Fred grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. Shortly after graduating, he served honorably in the U.S. Army. He moved to Fernandina Beach in 1969 and worked for Rayonier Paper Mill, a job he truly loved, for 48 years until his retirement.

Fred enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his beloved grandchildren. In his spare time, he loved jogging, going to the beach and fishing.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Wanda Hartley and brother, Scott Hartley.

He leaves behind, his daughter, Lisa Hartley Smith and her husband Sean of Fernandina Beach, Florida; his sons, Fred Alan Hartley and Joey Darren Hartley both of Fernandina Beach, Florida; brother, Glen Hartley of Vidalia, Georgia; grandchildren, Caitlin Lee, Brittany Lee, John Gavin Green, Samantha Smith; and his former wife, Brenda Anderson Hartley.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 22, 2019 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard. He will be laid to rest with Military Honors at 12:30 pm in Jacksonville National Cemetery later that day.

His family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday evening.