Mark Antony Hartman, 41, US Air Force veteran involved with local DAV and VFW

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Mark Antony Hartman
Mark Antony Hartman

Mark Antony Hartman, of Williamsburg, died at home, surrounded by the company of his loving family, on April 10, 2015, following an eight-and-a-half-year battle with leukemia. He was 41.

Mark was born May 5, 1973, to Roger C. and Chung Ye Hartman in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He grew up in Canistota, South Dakota where he attended grade school. In 1987, his family relocated to Madison, South Dakota and he graduated from Madison High School in 1991.

In November of 1991, Mark joined the U.S. Air Force, providing support for Desert Storm. During his service, he was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal with One Device, the Air Force Overseas Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal with One Device, among many other awards and medals. He was honorably discharged in May of 1999.

Following his military service, Mark married his wife, Cynthia Jean Mills, on June 12, 1999. They made their home in Williamsburg, raising their sons, Luke and Ryan. Locally, Mark was a member of the Williamsburg Seventh-day Adventist Church and was involved with several military organizations, including the Disabled Veterans of America and the V.F.W. In his spare time, he enjoyed motorcycles and woodworking.

Mark will be missed by his wife, Cynthia Jean Hartman (Mills); his sons, Luke Antony and Ryan Charles; his father, Roger C. Hartman, of Madison, South Dakota; and his sister, Amy M. Hartman, of Concord, North Carolina. His mother, Chung Ye Hartman, preceded him in death.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Williamsburg Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3989 John Tyler Hwy., Williamsburg. Interment will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015, at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milner’s Road, Suffolk.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mark’s honor to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Nelsen Funeral Home.

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