Joe Bill Bartman, 64, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 5:58 a.m. on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at his home. He was born on March 25, 1948 in Nappanee, IN to Harold & Ruby J. (Zentz) Bartman Jr.
He lived most of his life in the Syracuse area where he attended Syracuse High School. On January 10, 1970 in Nappanee he married Marilyn M. Hoover who survives. He retired in 2007 from Parker-Hannifin (formerly Syracuse Rubber Products) after 35 years of service.
He is survived by:
Wife – Marilyn Bartman of Syracuse
3 Daughters – Brandy Jo Ward & Mrs. Dave (Bambi Jo) Stuckman both of
Syracuse & Mrs. Robert (Brendy Jo) Weldy of Wawaka , IN
Son – Robert Vern “Bobby” Bartman of Syracuse
17 Grand & 1 Gt. Grandson
Sister – Kathryn “Kathy” Bartman of Milford
He was preceded by his parents, 2 sisters – Nedra Kay Bartman & Donna Lee Bartman & brother – Brent Allen Bartman.
Visitation will be from 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor Pat Park of the Wawasee Heights Baptist Church in Syracuse officiating. Burial will follow in South Union Cemetery, Nappanee.
Memorial bequest may be given to Joe Bill Bartman Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN or Goshen Care at Home & Hospice, P.O. Box 723, Goshen, IN 46526. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.