Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.
28 Harding Avenue
Jackson, Ohio 45640
Dale Allen Bartram, age 61, of Ray, Ohio went to meet his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 surrounded by family and friends at the Ross Heart Hospital of Columbus following an extended illness. He was born January 4th, 1955 in Gallipolis, Ohio. Dale had so much love in his heart for everyone he met. He was a member of the Fairview Christian Church of Tick Ridge, where he loved to worship the Lord. He also served on the Coalton Volunteer Fire Department for several years, until his health started failing. He was a father figure to many children and coached softball for many years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Teresa Bartram; his two beautiful daughters: Nikki (DJ) Burton and Michelle (Russ) Landrum; his precious grandchildren: Kylee Bako, Grace Bays, Maddie Wright, Collin and Taylor Landrum, and Addison Burton; his loving mother, Laverne Smith; and siblings: Chuck (Marsha) Bartram, Sandy Caldwell, Mike Bartram, and Julie (Kevin) Huston; as well as several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Bartram; sister, Cindy Hall; grandparents: Charles and Lucille Greene and Ernest and Goldie Bartram.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 11th, 2016 from 3-8pm at Fairview Christian Church of Tick Ridge. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 1pm at the church with Pastor Butch Cooper officiating. Burial will follow at Tick Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillumfuneralhomes.com or lewisgillum.com.