Hartley-Ronald Gerald of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, at his residence, on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016, at the age of 77. Beloved husband of the late Jacquelyn (Norton) Hartley dearly loved father of Lisa Marie Seeger (Matthew) of Victoria, B.C., Tim Hartley (Marsha) of Oakville, Carla Quibell (Jason) of Oshawa, Rachel Gerster and Sarah Rigby of St. Thomas. Dear brother of Douglas Hartley (Doreen) of Kirkland Lake, Carol Penfold (Barry) of Kirkland and brother-in-law of Sandra Dicker of London. Sadly missed by eight grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Ron was born in Kirkland Lake on December 25th, 1938, the son of the late Gerald and Lillian (Nelson) Hartley. He was retired from Bax Mortgage Company. Ron played hockey with the XKL Goldtimers in Kirkland Lake and was a member of the Kinsman Club. A celebration of life will be held at St. Thomas Masonic Centre, 42703 Fruit Ridge Line St. Thomas on Saturday , October 29th at 2:00 p.m., with reception until 4:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. A remembrance of life will be held in Kirkland Lake in the spring. Remembrances may be made to the charity of choice. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.