Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Updated Obituary - Thomas Christopher Hartley

Thomas "Tommy" Christopher Hartley
Thomas Christopher Hartley
Thomas Christopher Hartley, age 29, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Vansant-Mills Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2015, 2:00 P.M. at Vansant Mills Chapel. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Thomas Hartley Memorial Fund, for his children, and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences and fond memories may be left online at

Tommy was born to William and Terry (Decker) Hartley on August 28, 1986 in Independence, Missouri. He graduated from Calhoun High School in 2006, attended Tulsa Welding School, and completed a two year pipefitters apprenticeship. Tommy loved the "Blues" and played the guitar. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Tommy enjoyed working with his chainsaw and welder. He loved all things "Harley Davidson". Tommy loved his friends, they were like his brothers and sister to him. He cherished his time with his wife and children. He was always willing to help anyone at anytime.

Tommy was preceded in death by his grandparents; step-father, Donald "Star" Hanks; and uncle, Bob Hartley.

He is survived by his wife Amanda (Kimzey) Hartley; sons, Gunner Keeran, Keegan Hartley, and Kayden Hartley; parents, Terry and Bill Hartley; sister, Tammi Shaffer; niece and nephew, Lyric and Chord Shaffer.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, Missouri.