DEXTER -- John D. Hartline, 70, died May 8, 2012, at his home.
Born Jan. 7, 1942, at Bernie, son of the late Fred and Emma Pavey Hartline, he was of the Baptist belief. A former union carpenter in Flint, Mich., he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
On Dec. 8, 1961, at Dudley, he married Geralene Hicks, who preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 2009.
Survivors include: four sons, Cecil Wayne Hartline, Scott Wayne Hartline, John Skylar Hartline and John Brock Hartline of Dexter; one daughter, Ginger Joree Demers of Dexter; two brothers, Jerry Hartline of Texas and Bruce Hartline of Bernie; two sisters, Charlotte Irish of Dexter and Barbara Putney of Flint; and five grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by one grandson, Nicholas Hartline, two brothers, Harold Hartline and Bob Hartline, and three sisters, Diane O'Conner, Patsy Franklin and Mary Hartline.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday.
Burial will follow in the Dudley Cemetery.