HARTLINE, Richard E., 83 of Bellaire, Ohio died Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Country Club Retirement Campus, IV in Bellaire, Ohio where he resided for the last two years.

Richard was born August 10, 1929 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late William C. and Thrilfey Crowe Hartline.

Richard was retired from the teaching profession, have taught at the high school level at various schools in the area. He graduated from Bellaire High School and several local colleges; a US Army veteran and was a member of several veterans organizations.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Ken Hartline, a brother-in-law, “Cack” Bires and a sister-in-law, Florence Hartline.

Surviving are his sister, Ina Lee Bires of Bellaire, Ohio and a sister-in-law, Bernadine Hartline of Bellaire, Ohio, four nephews and three nieces, many dear friends and his beloved cats.

There will be no visitation or services for Richard as this was his request. He will be cremated and his cremains will be sent to his longtime friend, Jerry Kathara of Mililani, Hawaii, where they will be scattered off the beach at Waikiki. This was Richard’s favorite spot in this world.

Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio.

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