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“Just learned of Scott's passing. He was a great guy. Knew him in his youth and often bumped into him during his career. Blessing to know he had...Read More »
1 of 54 | Posted by: David Carpenter - Augusta, MI

“My deepest condolences to Carmen and your family!!! Scott always made me comfortable and safe at work! Thanks Scott! ”
2 of 54 | Posted by: Michael A. Seals - Coworker

“My deepest condolences to Carmen and the family!!! Having worked with Scott he always made me comfortable at work. He will be missed! ”
3 of 54 | Posted by: Michael A. Seals - Coworker

“So sad to hear of Scott's passing. Such a kind man. He will be missed by all who knew him. Judy Malmquist and Family. ”
4 of 54 | Posted by: Judy Malmquist - Dowling, MI

“I just heard about Scott's passing and it breaks my heart to have lost yet another co-worker! Scott and I worked together at Consumers Energy on...Read More »
5 of 54 | Posted by: Cheryl Ragland - Jackson, MI

“I've known Scotty for years...I had his little girls in my daycare. So sorry to all the Bartholomew family for their loss. ”
6 of 54 | Posted by: Gerrie Wilson - Battle Creek, MI

“You were one of the few that accepted me from day 1. I may have been a 'transplant' but you made me feel welcome. Lits of great memories. Thank you,...Read More »
7 of 54 | Posted by: Chris Piper - Kalamazoo, MI

“Our sincere condolences to the Bartholomew family and all of those who will miss Scott. We have known and enjoyed Scott for decades. We will miss him...Read More »
8 of 54 | Posted by: matt cooper - Utica, MI

“I am so sorry for your loss. I knew Scott in high school and he was very well liked. We always got along well and he was always a very respectful...Read More »
9 of 54 | Posted by: David Fugerer - Weston, WI

10 of 54 | Posted by: SHIRLEY MCGHEE - Lansing, MI

“Dear Bartholomew Family,My sincerest condolences to you on Scott's passing. While I worked with him intermittently for only a few years, I was...Read More »
11 of 54 | Posted by: Tom Borda - MI - Coworker

“Sorry to hear about Scott. He always had an uplifting way about him. Always a smile for anyone. A great christian testimony. Praying for Bonnie and...Read More »
12 of 54 | Posted by: Larry Boynton - Scotts, MI

“I've known for Scott for 20 years and one thing that always stood out was that he was genuine and cared about those around him. He always made time...Read More »
13 of 54 | Posted by: Josh Pennington - Clarkston, MI

“Still in shock to hear of Scott's passing. My condolences to the entire Bartholomew family. ”
14 of 54 | Posted by: Deb Lindahl - Leslie, MI

“Scott I will miss our discussions at work. We didn't have the time to get close but I believe you and I could have become good friends. God Bless you...Read More »
15 of 54 | Posted by: Jerry Baker - Davison - Coworker

“sorry to hear of the loss of scott. prayers for the family and friends at this difficult time. great guy to work with !!! ”
16 of 54 | Posted by: ralph policelli - st. clair, MI

“Scott was a wonderful co-worker and friend. His priorities were always family above all and it gave him a wonderful balance that brought him...Read More »
17 of 54 | Posted by: BRIAN RICH - ANN ARBOR, MI

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Scott was a wonderful man and was always kind to me. I used to go to church with him when I was a child. I'm praying...Read More »
18 of 54 | Posted by: Amy Sheldon - Otsego, MI - Friend

“So sorry to hear of Scott's passing. Our thoughts are with you, especially to Travis and Carla. We all went to school together and great memories we...Read More »
19 of 54 | Posted by: Tom and Mary Bleeker - Scotts, MI

“All our thoughts and prayers are with you. Loved talking to Scott. He was a great guy and always made me laugh. The Heifer foundation is amazing...Read More »
20 of 54 | Posted by: Melissa Miller Miller - Vicksburg, MI

“Scott was the very first person to set up time to talk with me when I started a new job and became his coworker. He wanted to welcome me, to find...Read More »
21 of 54 | Posted by: Sarah Nielsen - Canton, MI

“I met Scott as a parts supplier to his companies service business. I quickly learned how kind, professional, empathetic and caring he was. His...Read More »
22 of 54 | Posted by: Mark Rossi - Lake Orion, MI

“Scott and I worked together off and on throughout our careers. I had a great respect for him and we always enjoyed catching up about home and work...Read More »
23 of 54 | Posted by: Staci Nowak - coworker

“On behalf of our entire company, we would like to extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. I had the great privilege of knowing Scott...Read More »
24 of 54 | Posted by: Brenda Barnett Saginaw Valley Service - MI

“Scott was great to work with, I am so sorry for your loss. ”
25 of 54 | Posted by: Mary Federspiel - Midland, MI

“We are so sad at the passing of Scott. We had great love and respect for this man. He will be missed by all his family and friends. ”
26 of 54 | Posted by: Gary and Deanna Hakes - MI

“This news was shocking and sad. I've known Scott for our entire 30 years together at Consumers Energy. Our conversations always went back to the...Read More »
27 of 54 | Posted by: Brady Driver - Sturgis, MI

“Scott's passing is a great loss to all who knew him. He was kind, quick witted, and very personable; he was a great person. My condolences to the...Read More »
28 of 54 | Posted by: JODY SWAN - KALAMAZOO, MI

“Scott was an very caring man. When I found out I had cancer, he was there to listen, give advice and support me. I will never forget his kindness. ...Read More »
29 of 54 | Posted by: Kathy Wiggins - Jackson, MI

“Still in shock from this news. Scott was loved by many and will be missed. He left a deep positive impression on me as a colleague and friend. He...Read More »
30 of 54 | Posted by: Julio Morales - Friend

“My prayers go out to Carmen and the family.Will always cherish the love and friendship we had. See you in heaven buddy. ”
31 of 54 | Posted by: Carl Browning Jr - Columbus, MI

“Scott was one of the most genuine, smart, kind, hardest working guys I was privileged to know and work with. My heart goes out to Carmen, his kids...Read More »
32 of 54 | Posted by: Debra Dodd - New Hudson, MI

“Scott was one of the most genuine, smart, kind, hardest working guys I was privileged to know and work with. My heart goes out to Carmen, his kids...Read More »
33 of 54 | Posted by: Debra Dodd - New Hudson, MI

“Scott and I met thru the 4-H program in Kalamazoo County, He and I became good friends. He will be missed , prayers to the family ”
34 of 54 | Posted by: Patrick Butler - Climax, MI

“Carmen, Bonnie & familySincere sympathies for you & Scott's entire family! He was such a good guy, always helping someone! Please know my...Read More »
35 of 54 | Posted by: Bev VanDyken - Climax, MI

“So sorry to hear that Scott passed away. He was so kindhearted. He was one of Frank's softball players at Prairie Baptist. We know how much prayer is...Read More »
36 of 54 | Posted by: Frank and Pam Crane - MI - Friend

“Sending deep sorrow for the early death of such a good man. We know he is in a greater place. But to the friends and family left behind : please...Read More »
37 of 54 | Posted by: Jackie Fletcher - Portage

“I had the pleasure and privilege to know Scott for the past 15 years. He was truly one of the nicest men I have ever met. You could tell he was...Read More »
38 of 54 | Posted by: Tim Kufel - Livonia, MI - Friend

“On behalf of our entire team, please accept our deepest sympathies. We just wanted to let you know that our thoughts are with you and your family. We...Read More »
39 of 54 | Posted by: Lisa Reeves - Clinton Township, MI

“Scott was an incredible man and friend. He was there for me when I was struggling both personally and professionally. Scott always had the words...Read More »
40 of 54 | Posted by: Jennifer Fox - Clarklake, MI

“So sorry Carmen and family to hear of Scott's home going to heaven. Sending hugs and prayers to you ❤. ”
41 of 54 | Posted by: Steve and Doris Moody - AL

“Scott was loved and will be missed. My deepest sympathy to Carmen and the rest of his family. I was lucky enough to call him a friend. His work here...Read More »
42 of 54 | Posted by: Joe Eckert - Pleasant Lake, MI

“Words can not express my sadness, I would like to extend my deepest sympathies to all that knew Scott. I have known Scott professionally for over 20...Read More »
43 of 54 | Posted by: Josh Bigelow - Clinton Township, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time. ”
44 of 54 | Posted by: Scott & Donna Martorano - AZ

“I'm so very sorry for your loss. He was so kind to me. I really enjoyed working with him. He will be missed. -Amy ”
45 of 54 | Posted by: AMY BARNES - Ann Arbor, MI

“I'm Sooo Very Sorry for your Loss My Heart Breaks for All of you!! Thoughts and Prayers ”
46 of 54 | Posted by: Danni Eberstein - Scotts, MI

“Scott was a joy to have as a parent of students at HCA. He will be missed. ”
47 of 54 | Posted by: John Beck - Kalamazoo, MI

“So Sorry for your loss. I pray you find peace in the knowledge that he is with his Lord and Savior. That you find comfort in your memories. ”
48 of 54 | Posted by: Kim Wood - Byron Center, MI

“My deepest sympathy to the family. I interacted with Scott over the years at Consumers - he was a great guy and you always knew where you stood with...Read More »
49 of 54 | Posted by: Kristine Weiss - Portage, MI

“Scott was one of the nicest people I have ever known. Always a smile on his face. My heart goes out to all of you. ”
50 of 54 | Posted by: Lori Wright Bagwell - Climax, MI

“More than a co-worker, a friend, mentor, family. I'm so thankful and blessed to have known Scott. He has made such an impact on my life - from my...Read More »
51 of 54 | Posted by: Hayley Alvarado (Millner) - MI

“Knowing Scott for a short time seemed like knowing him forever. He had a way of being very open and welcoming that warmed the heart and made it seem...Read More »
52 of 54 | Posted by: David Neil - Kawkawlin, MI

“With our deepest sympathy to the entire family. Road Commission of Kalamazoo County. ”
53 of 54 | Posted by: Joanna Johnson - Kalamazoo, MI

“Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. With my deepest sympathy. ”
54 of 54 | Posted by: Joanna Johnson - Marshall, MI

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Scott J Bartholomew, age 50, of Dowling went to be with his Lord & Savior on Monday afternoon, October 11, 2021 at Bronson Battle Creek. He was born in Vicksburg, Michigan on March 25, 1971, the son of Jerry and Bonnie (McGowan) Bartholomew. He graduated from Climax-Scotts High School with the Class of 1989 and continued his education at Cornerstone University. Scott worked for 30 years at Consumers Energy and was currently the Fleet and Facilities Director.

Scott married Carmen (Wood) Bartholomew at the Wakeshma Community Church on February 26, 2000; she survives. He is also survived by his mother, Bonnie Bartholomew; his children, Paul (Roxy) Bartholomew of Oklahoma, Erica (Travis) Brown of East Leroy, Taylor (Zach) Johnson of South Carolina, and Shane Bartholomew of Dowling; his grandchildren, Caiden, Jace, William, Eliyas, Caleb, Raelyn, and Jessie; his brothers, Travis (Trish) and Randy (Jessi) Bartholomew; his sister, Carla (Rick) McClish; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces & nephews. Scott was preceded in death by his father, Jerry on March 5, 2021, and his grandparents.

Scott had a great love for helping others and spreading God's Word. He was a longtime member of the Northeastern Baptist Church in Kalamazoo, the NRA, and the Sportsman's Club of Battle Creek. Scott also enjoyed fishing, hunting, wood working, farming, taking care of his cows, and spending time with his family and friends.

The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 14th at the Northeastern Baptist Church, 6536 East G. Avenue, Kalamazoo where funeral services to celebrate Scott's life will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 15th with Pastor Mark Holeman, officiating, and a luncheon to follow. Interment will follow at 2:45 p.m. at Morgan Cemetery in Leroy Township. In lieu of flowers and in the spirit of Scott's love for helping others, please consider making donations to Heifer International ( Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel.