Brian Jay Hartford, 51, of McLeansboro, died 1:35 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in the emergency room at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was born Aug. 11, 1964, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Wayne Junior Hartford and Margaret Bueth Hartford. He married Lisa Jean Hall; she survives in McLeansboro. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Wayne Jay Russell Hartford of Kalamazoo, Mich.; two daughters, Leslee Hartford of Brooklyn, Mich. and Jessica Fortman of McLeansboro; one brother, Dale Hartford of Toledo, Ohio; one sister, Tammy Sue Hartford of Manitowoc, Wis.; and two grandchildren. He was an electrician. There will not be a formal service. Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro is in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  November 19, 2015