Robert W. Bartlett

August 27, 1931 - June 4, 2015

08/27/1931 - 06/04/2015

Robert W. Bartlett, 83, of McMechen, WV, died Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born August 27, 1931 in Benwood, son of the late William and Sarah Haislip Bartlett.

Robert was retired from the former Mobay CorpBayer, was a member of the American Legion-Blake Brothers, Post 46, the Wheeling Bowling Association which he was a member of the Hall of Fame, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wheeling and was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

Robert is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hoyt Bartlett, 3 sons; Robert “Greg” Bartlett of Beckley, WV, Donald A. Bartlett and his wife, Rhonda, of Orlando, FL, Bruce E. Bartlett and his wife, Janet of Pittsburgh, PA, a sister; Sylvia Browning and her husband, Joseph, of Moncks Corner, SC; 4 grandchildren, 4 stepgrandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and 4 step great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Sunday, June 7, 2015, from 1:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, WV.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3536 Eoff St., Wheeling, on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 10:00am with Pastor Sean Smith officiating.

Burial will take place after a luncheon at the church at 1:30pm at Greenlawn Cemetery, New Martinsville, WV with full military graveside honors from the Moundsville Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund, or to the Marshall County Animal shelter.

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Katherine Wheaton
8 years ago

Deepest sympathy at this time of sorrow from our family to your family.

Sincerely Katherine Wheaton & family.

Chris Shepherd
8 years ago

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughs and prayers to the Bartlett family. Mr Bartlett was a very kind man. I’m sorry I can not be there but your family is in my prayers.

Carolyn Ericsson
8 years ago

I was so sorry to read of Bob’s passing. I am out of town but will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. He will be missed

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
8 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Robert W. Bartlett, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of….. US Air Force Korea Veteran, Robert W. Bartlett, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Judy Dickerson
8 years ago

Mrs. Bartlett and Family,

Cathy informed me of your husband’s passing and I wanted to express my sympathy to you and your family for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Chuck and Cherie Doerr
8 years ago

Sorry for your loss.

Very nice man and was glad to know him.

Kent Semple
8 years ago

Dorothy, Greg, Don and Family. I am sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. May the Lord lift you up at this time.

Nancy McElroy
6 years ago

We had such good times together many years ago, didn’t we? Your dad was certainly a good man, always there to help when it was needed. Bless you all.