July 22, 1927 - August 8, 2021
John Bartlett, age 94 years, a resident of Montrose, passed away early Sunday, August 8, 2021 at his home following an extended illness and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He was born July 22, 1927 at Montrose a son of Nora Compton Bartlett. On June 14, 1947 at Montrose, he married Beulah M. “Bob” Isch Bartlett who preceded him in death May 25, 2014. Surviving are his children, Rex Bartlett and wife Cheryl, Jane Lew, WV, Sharon Bedford and husband Charles “Buck” , Alvin Bartlett and wife Ann and James Bartlett and wife Sherry all of Montrose, Betsy Arbogast and husband James, Durbin, WV, Charlotte Parsons and husband Mark, St. George, WV and Barbara Miller and husband Howard “Chip” of Montrose. Seventeen grandchildren and twenty two great grandchildren also survive. Also preceding him in death were two sons, Edward L. “Ed” Bartlett and Mark David Bartlett. John attended the schools of Randolph County and was a Veteran of the United States Army. He was employed by the United States Postal Service as a rural mail carrier in Randolph, Tucker and Barbour Counties and postmaster at Montrose for many years. He served as Mayor of Montrose, was a leader of White Oak Victory 4-H Club and was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge and the Mercy Chapel United Methodist Church. His hobbies included fishing and camping. He enjoyed the outdoors, farming, horses and loved his family and community. A graveside service will be held at 4:00 pm Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at the Leading Creek Primitive Baptist Cemetery. Rev. Paul Thompson will officiate and interment will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mercy Chapel United Methodist Church, Po Box 53, Montrose, WV 26283 in memory of John. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for John Bartlett. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
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