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Michael Shane Hartford

October 11, 1969 — October 20, 2022

Forest City, NC


Michael Shane Hartford, age 53, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2022 at his residence.

Michael was born Saturday, October 11, 1969 in Denver, Colorado to Beverly Hartford who resides in Bostic and the late Leonard F. Hartford. Michael was a graduate of Chase High School, class of 1988. He worked for Aeroquip/Eaton/Dan Foss Industries for many years and most recently as a supervisor for Carolina Concrete Floor Finishing. Michael loved spending time outdoors. He enjoyed raising chickens, working with his Koi fishpond, doing yardwork and fishing. Michael cherished the time he spent with family, especially his grandchildren. He attended the NewSpring Church in Spartanburg.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Susan Hartford.

Besides his mother, those left to cherish fond memories are his wife, Tina Kelly; daughter, Meg Norvell (Coty) of Rutherfordton; two sons, Joshua Hartford of Forest City and Logan Kelly of the home; sister, Landyn Pitts (Christian) of Columbia, SC; five grandchildren, Hannah, Brayden, Grayson, Silas and Hudson.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 29th at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Ted Blankenship and Reverend Lanny J. Funchess officiating. A Eulogy will be given by his daughter, Meg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, October 29, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Saturday, October 29, 2022

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