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“I will never forget going Mushroom Hunting around Mesick MI.. Gerry lived on a Farm on 29th street south of V ave at the time..Bonnie , Jerry ...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Mark Hayward - Vicksburg, MI

“he was a very good person. John and Linda are sad for Bonnie and the family ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: john, linda oswalt - vicksburg, MI

“We were both saddened to hear of Jerry's passing. Your loss is Heaven's gain. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Don Stuck - FL - Friend

“I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I am thinking of your family during this time. Lori (Wright) ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Lori Bagwell - Climax, MI

“Jerry was a very nice guy. He always treated everyone with respect. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Ron cooperCooper - Lawton, MI

“So sorry to hear of your loss. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Kelly & Adam Burford - Vicksburg, MI

“So sorry for your loss,we just heard about Jerry. In our Prayers and thoughts. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Edward & Susan Sehy - Scotts, MI

“So sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bonnie and Jerry's family. With sincere sympathy, The Schuring family, Gila...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Gila Schuring Dagostino - MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family with the passing of Jerry. He was a good family figure as well a good co worker here at MPI/CRL I have...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Dennis Hempel - Mendon, MI

“My deepest sympathy to the entire family. Wishing you strength and comfort through this difficult time. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Joanna I. Johnson - Kalamazoo, MI

“Our Deepest Sympathy to the Bartholomew and McClish Families at this difficult time. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Road Commission of Kalamazoo County - MI

“Please accept our sincere sympathy. May the Grace of GOD be with you during this time of sorrow. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: James & Mary Ben - Kalamazoo, MI

“I'm Sooo Very Sorry for your Loss! Jerry was a Wonderful man I worked with him at MPI My condolences to His Family ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Danni Eberstein - Scotts, MI

“So very sorry to hear of the loss of this great high school friend. Many great memories! ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Paul Sehy - Solon, OH - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss! ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Chris VandeGiessen - Climax, MI

“So sorry for your loss ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Frank and Susan Roberts


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Jerry Gordon Bartholomew, age 74, of Scotts, Michigan, passed away on March 5, 2021. He was born in Vicksburg, Michigan on September 3, 1946, the son of Russell and Jessie Bartholomew of Scotts, Michigan.

Jerry married the "Love of His Life", Bonnie (McGowan) Bartholomew on June 20, 1970; she survives. He is also survived by his three sons, Scott Bartholomew (Carmen), Travis Bartholomew (Tricia) and Randy Bartholomew (Jessi); and one daughter, Carla McClish (Rick); grandchildren, Paul (Roxy), Erica (Travis), Taylor (Zach), Shane, Garrett, Brandie (Mitch), Chelsea, Wyatt, Trevor, Levi, Grant, Jackson, and Lincoln; great-grandchildren, Jace, Eliyas, Raelyn, Jessie, Raylan, Travis, and William.

Jerry served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam and was proud to have served his country. He had a passion for farming since FFA in high school and was able to enjoy a lifetime of farming and working in the HVAC industry as an occupation. He enjoyed raising and showing Percheron draft horses, hunting, shooting and woodworking as hobbies. He was a member of the Percheron Draft Horse Association.

Funeral service and visitation will be held at Northeastern Baptist Church at 6536 East G Avenue in Kalamazoo on Thursday March 11, 2021. Visitation will begin at 1130 a.m. and will be followed by a 12:00 p.m. service. A luncheon to follow at the Scott's Community Center at 8450 South 36th street in Scotts, Michigan. Memorials directed to the American Cancer Society and/or the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, would be appreciated. Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Jerry may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.