William L. Hartley

William L. Hartley

William L. Hartley, age 71 of Freehold, NJ died Monday September 4, 2023. Mr. Hartley was born in Camden, NJ. He attended Wall High School.

Mr. Hartley was Owner of Heritage Auto Body & Towing in Shrewsbury, NJ for 46 years with his business partner Robbie Hayes.  He was well respected and admired for his amazing talent with cars. His passion for cars, street rods, and especially corvettes showed in his work, and there was nothing that he couldn't fix and everything he fixed was like brand new and perfect.

He loved Batman and was given the nickname the "Dark Knight". He was also was a fan of John Wayne and Elvis and named his Beloved dog "Duke Elvis Hartley", who will be waiting for him at the Rainbow bridge.

He is predeceased by His Mother, Stella Patcher, Father, Kenneth A. Hartley Sr. and brother Kenneth A. Hartley Jr. He is survived by his lifelong True Love & Companion, Linda Callahan, his sisters; Lee Ann Hartley, Donna Entrichel (Joe), brothers; Ramon Centofanti (Jen), and Ermand Centofanti, also by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and so many friends who he loved and adored with all his heart.

Visitation will be held Sunday, September 10, 2023 from 2 - 5 pm with prayer service at 4:30 pm, at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701. In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. www.stjude.org



Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740