Walter Lee Bartholome, Jr., 83, Kansas City, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe. Family visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may call from 12-5 p.m. today, Sept. 7, 2012, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Wheeling Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorials to the American Heart Association may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Mo. 64601. Online condolences may be left at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.
Walter was born December 25, 1929, in Linn County, son of Walter and Juanita (Davis) Bartholome, Sr. He was united in marriage to Louise Nadine Ewing in Brookfield. She preceded him in death September 3, 2004.
Survivors include two daughters, Diane Bartholome, Kansas City, and Vera Billings-Buchanan, St. Joseph; two sons and a daughter-in-law, James Bartholome, Independence, and Vernalee and Ann Bartholome, Kansas City; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Mary Lou Grimes.