Michael Jay Bartley; 67

Michael Jay Bartley, 67 of Marrowbone, KY passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016 at his residence.  Michael was born October 21, 1948 in Pikeville, KY to the late Paris and Alice Smith Bartley.  Besides his parents Michael was preceded in death by one grandson Caleb Jace Bartley.  Michael is survived by his wife of 44 years Sharon Kay Ratliff Bartley of Marrowbone, KY, two sons; Chris (and Billie) Bartley of Pikeville, KY and Brad (and Tonya) Bartley of Hager Hill, KY, and 6 grandchildren; Whitley Jade Bartley, Brent Teagan Bartley, Brett Tanner Bartley, Devin Christopher Bartley, Caeden Alexander Bartley & Abigail Grace Ratliff. Michael was a retired coal miner & a Vietnam Veteran; and he attended the Little Beaver Church of Christ.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Little Beaver Church of Christ in honor of Mr. Michael Jay Bartley.

Visitation will be held Monday, Feb. 29 from the original Bailey Funeral Home Chapel and Tuesday March 1st from the main Bailey Funeral Home Chapel.  Friends may call from 6 – 10 PM.  Services will begin nightly at 7:00PM with Daniel Weakley, Danny Matney, and Mike Mullins officiating.  The funeral will be held Wednesday, March 02, 2016 from the main Bailey Funeral Home Chapel. DAV services will be performed by local DAV Chapter 140 at the Bailey Funeral Home followed the funeral Service.  Burial will follow at Annie E. Young Cemetery, Shelbiana, KY.




  1. Andrea says

    I am so sorry for your pain. We are praying for your family. May the peace of Christ which passes all understanding fill you & comfort you through this season.

  2. Fred Klatka says

    I am so sorry at the news of Michael’s death. I always enjoyed doing volunteer work, distributing free food, with Michael at HOPE. May God provide comfort in this time of loss.

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