Floyd Thomas Gartley
September 23, 1946 - January 31, 2021
Floyd Thomas Gartley, age 74, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021.
Born in Upper Darby, PA on September 23, 1946, he was a son of the late George Cliffard and Mable (Hall) Gartley. Floyd served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He made a living as a steel worker for Helmark Steel after marrying the girl next door, his wife, Joan. Floyd enjoyed fishing, casinos and rooting for the New England Patriots as well as Jimmie Johnson of NASCAR. Most of all, he cherished family gatherings and spending time with his friends.
In addition to his parents, Floyd was preceded in death by his daughter, Kelly Ann Gartley. He is survived by his dear wife of 50 years, Joan (Wiseley) Gartley; children, Joan M. Lindsay (Mike) of Landenburg, PA and Thomas A. Gartley of New Castle; siblings, Patricia Graziano of Pot-Nets, Elizabeth Welch (George) and Gail Carkin, both of Darby, PA and Norman Gartley (Patricia) of Scituate, MA; grandchildren, Taylor, TJ, Cameron, Kelly, Ayva, Michael (Shannon) and Matthew; and great grandsons, Liam, Logan and Lucas. Floyd was loved and will be missed by many nieces and nephews.
In the near future, the family will have a celebration of life service when it’s safer to gather.
In lieu flowers, donations may be made in Floyd’s memory to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Delaware Chapter, 100 West 10th Street, Suite 209, Wilmington, DE 19801.