Richard Hartman

Charles Richard Hartman, 64, of Prosperity, died Monday, June 27, 2011, at Lexington Medical Center.

Born on January 12, 1947, in Newberry, he was a son of the late Charles H. and Ellen Lee Hartman. Mr. Hartman was retired from Coca Cola Consolidated after forty-four years. He was a lifelong member of Grace Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Merchant Hartman; a son, Charles Barry (Wanda) Hartman of Prosperity; a sister, Judith H. (James) Davis of Little Mountain; step-mother, Faye E. Hartman of Prosperity; granddaughter, Meghan Lindsay Hartman; sisters-in-law, Brenda (Lealon) Amick and Donna (Mike) Hall; nieces and nephews including, Lisa D.Yarborough and great-nieces and nephews including, Leah Michelle Yarborough.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Grace Lutheran Church by the Rev. Eric Fink. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church Building Fund or Campership Fund, PO Box 188, Prosperity, SC 29127.

Active pallbearers: Barry Hartman, Lealon Amick, Mike Hall, Jimmy Davis, Bryan Hall, James Tobe, Neil Lomax and Tommy Lee Haggins

Honorary pallbearers: Current and retired Employees of Coca Cola Consolidated

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#22 Dot&Jake Livingston 2011-07-01 22:28
Sue and Barry WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF Richards passing.I know he is in a better place. May god bless you and keep you in his loving arms, Love, Dot & Jake
#21 Donna & Eugene Jacob 2011-06-30 09:13
#20 JOHNNY FRICK 2011-06-30 05:44
I am sorry to hear about the loss of Mr. Richard. You have my sympathy.
#19 Leslie Slaughter 2011-06-29 19:45
Mr. Richard was such a gentlemen and he cared so much for the Coca Cola drivers he worked with. I enjoyed my time working with him and am so sorry I didn't have a chance to talk with him one more time. He touched many lives and will be remembered by everyone. We'll miss you Mr. Richard!
#18 Dickey & Charlie 2011-06-29 19:31
We have you in our thoughts and prayers. God's love and peace be with you. Another wonderful smile in heaven!
With love, Charlie and Dickey
#17 Anna Farmer 2011-06-29 16:41
Mrs. Sue,

I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Richard. Please know that we have you all in our thoughts and prayers. We love you!! Rusty and Anna
#16 Jennifer F. Lindler 2011-06-29 12:05
Mrs. Hartman, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathies to your entire family.
Jennifer Floyd Lindler
#15 Gary & Julie Yochem, 2011-06-29 01:46
Sue and Barry our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss. We love you all. It's hard to let love ones go but Richard is in a better place than we are. He is not in pain anymore,he in God arms now.
#14 Odell Moates 2011-06-28 21:24
I am sorry to hear about Richard we worked many years together, and he was always ready to help if you needed it. Years go by ,and even though we don't see each other we never forget. God bless and keep all of the family.
Odell Moates
#13 Mabel Alice Sineath 2011-06-28 21:03
The class of '65 is so sorry for you loss. We are all praying for you.
#12 Allene Dawkins 2011-06-28 20:55
TO ALL THE HARTMAN FAMILY: we are so sorry to hear about Richard. All of you have fought a long hard battle. Hope you find peace in knowing he is now resting in peace with God in heaven. May God bless each of you!
#11 Terry Merchant 2011-06-28 20:06
Sue and Barry,
We are so sad to hear about Richard. It has been a long and hard battle for him and you. Our love, thoughts, and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God bless you and help you to cope with Richard's passing. Let us know if we can do anything to help.
With love,
Uncle Ervin, Sadie, and Terry
#10 Wendy Sease 2011-06-28 19:41
Mrs.Hartman, I was saddened to read about the passing of your husband. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!!! Wendy and David Sease, Makenzie, Zander and Abigail!!!
#9 MEDLOCK FAMILY 2011-06-28 18:18
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You and your whole family are in our thoughts and prayers.
#8 Janice Boozer Meeks 2011-06-28 17:06

I am so sad to hear about Richard. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
#7 George& Faye Hawkins 2011-06-28 15:43
Sue sorry to hear about Richard. We will see you Wed. We love you Faye And George
#6 Cecil & Leigh Ringer 2011-06-28 15:28
Mrs. Hartman and Family -- We are so sorry to learn of Richard's passing. I have many fond memories of the days he worked with my Mom, first at Newberry then in Columbia with Coca-Cola. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless!

Cecil and Leigh Ringer
#5 Melodie Waters 2011-06-28 13:39
"Miss" Sue, Barry, Wanda, Meghan, "Miss" Faye and family,

I love you all so much. My heart has been so heavy for Mr. Richard and all of you for the past six months. I pray you find peace and comfort now. We are here for you!

Much love,
Melodie, Brad, Allie, and Lillie Ann Waters
#4 Lynn Wessinger 2011-06-28 12:40
Sue, Barry, and Family,
I am SO sorry to hear about Richard. It has been a long hard struggle for him - and for you. I pray you will find peace in knowing how much others care and will find comfort in very precious memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Love, Lynn and Larry Wessinger
#3 Jeanna Hall 2011-06-28 12:31
We love you Sue, Barry, Wanda, Meghan. Love, Jeanna, Bryan, Hayden & Hunter Hall
#2 Lori Koon-Alonso 2011-06-28 12:27
Miss Sue, Barry and family...
Praying for all of you during this difficult time and hope that you find some peace.
#1 Henry&Phyllis Auton 2011-06-28 11:50
Barry & Family;
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts & prayers.

Henry & Phyllis Auton

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