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Official Obituary of

Stephen Owen Hartline

May 13, 1965 ~ March 13, 2024 (age 58) 58 Years Old
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Stephen Hartline Obituary

Stephen Owen Hartline, 58 ,  of Fitzgerald, GA , formerly of Earlington, KY, passed away on March 13, 2024 at his home.

He was born in Madisonville, KY on May 13, 1965 to Daniel and Janet Hartline of Earlington, KY.  

Stephen graduated from South Hopkins High School class of 1983. He was a US Army Veteran having served in the special forces with the “Night Stalkers”. He was baptized at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Earlington, KY. and was a member of Satilla Baptist Church in Wray, GA.

Stephen was an avid hunter, animal lover, loved nature and being outside. He loved UK basketball.

He worked at Americold Logistics as a commercial refrigerator technician.

 He was preceded in death by his first born infant son Matthew Stephen Hartline.

Stephen is survived by his parents, Daniel and Janet Hartline of Earlington, KY; his four children, Shawn Hartline and his wife Amber of Enterprise, AL, Benjamin Hartline of Rhode Island,  Cara Silver and her husband Dustin of Broxton, GA, Gracee Hartline of Alabama; one sister, Lisa Mauk and her husband Mark of Madisonville, KY; one brother, Danny Hartline and his wife Vicky of Madisonville, KY; one grandchild, Hunter Rhett Hartline and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be Monday, March 18, 2024 at 2:00 PM at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY with Rev. Ed Bevill officiating and burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Earlington, KY.

Visitation will be on March 18, 2024 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be:  Gabe  Starks, Nathan Starks, Tyler Hartline, Seth Hartline, Dale Starks and Ethan Lane.

Memorial contributions can be made to: The Humane Society of your choice, St Jude’s Childrens Hospital or Shriners Hospital.

Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY is in charge of the arrangements.

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March 18, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home, LLC
202 E Farren Ave, PO Box 156
Earlington, KY 42410

Funeral Service
March 18, 2024

2:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home, LLC
202 E Farren Ave, PO Box 156
Earlington, KY 42410


Humane Society of donors choice

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Shriners Hospitals for Children C/O Rizpah Shriners
3300 Hanson Rd., Madisonville KY 42431


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