Delbert H. Bartley, 84, died November 18, 2019 at his Newton residence. He was born April 10, 1935 in Arkansas City, Kanas to Albert and Lou (Sparks) Bartley. On October 2, 1954 he married Yvonne R. White in Sedan, Kansas and she preceded him in death on December 17, 2005
Delbert attended Newton Christian Church. He retired from Bunting Magnetics in Newton where he worked on the production line. In his younger years he enjoyed square dancing with his wife and looked forward to wintering in McAllen, Texas where he and his wife made many friends through the years.
He enjoyed old country music and as his family was growing up he played guitar with friends followed by card games and fellowship. Delbert was also a “jack of all trades” and could fix anything around the house from TV’s to Washers. His family was important to him and he looked forward to spending time with his loving family and many friends.
He is survived by his daughters Debbie and her husband David Pendry of Newton and Denise and her husband Butch Schmidt of North Newton; brothers Shelton (Red) Bartley and his sister Edna Taylor. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren
Delbert is preceded in death by his wife, sisters Earmel Carver, Lavonne Rutledge and brothers Nolan and Albert Bartley.
Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Friday November 22, 2019 at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Doug Ingmire presiding. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday with the family receiving friends from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Restlawn Gardens of Memory Rural Newton.