Michael Lee Bartram

November 17, 1960 ‒ November 29, 2018

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Michael Lee Bartram went to be with the Lord Thursday evening, November 29, 2018 in Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital with his youngest daughter by his side. He was 58.

He was born November 17, 1960 in Lodi, Ohio to parents Claude & Nora (Walker) Bartram. He was the youngest of 16 children. Michael worked many years at Appleseed Orchard in Ashland, Ohio, and was a roofer on the side. In spare time, he took pleasure in woodworking and repairing things.

He is survived by his 3 children Michael L. Bartram II of Fort Gay, WV, Melissa (Robert) Prater of Morganton, NC, and Jennifer Tackett of Mansfield, Ohio; 6 grandchildren Samantha Prater, Robert Prater, Meikala Prater, Cody Oneil, Annaleicia Tackett, and Audriella Tackett; 3 brothers Douglas Bartram, Milton Bartram, and Walter Bartram; and 5 sisters Mary Webb, Julia Kitts, Helen Marcum, Barbara Highman, and Paulene Harding.

In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by son-in-law Brandon L. Tackett, 5 brothers David Bartram, William Bartram, Daniel Bartram, James Bartram, and Ricky Bartram, and 2 sisters Jean Huff, and Brenda Huff.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 10 am at Crossroads Community Church in Mansfield with Pastor Tim Briggs speaking on behalf of Michael and his family.

Michael struggled many years with alcohol addiction so the family would like contributions in Michael’s memory made to Crossroads Community Church’s Celebrate Recovery. https://www.crossroadswired.com/give

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Michael’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com

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  • My deepest sympathy to the family, i have known mike for many many years, i didn’ t see him often, but whenever i did, we always struck up a conversation so easily. He was a kind hearted soul, and will be missed, and rest assured he will be watching over all that are dear to his heart, because that’s the kind of person he was. Sending prayers.

  • So sad to read of Mike’s passing. My brothers, sisters, and I grew up in the same neighborhood as Mike and his brother Rick. All of us played together, rode bikes together, and attended the same elementary schools. My brother Zane and Rick were good friends. I always remembered their Mom, she was such a nice lady, cleaning the Inn Restaurant in town. Thoughts and prayers are with all who knew and loved Mike. RIP, Karen (Gross) Johnson

  • I extend my deepest sympathies to the family.  When a family member dies, our pain and grief can be unbearable. God promises that death will be no more (Rev 21:4). As we wait on that promise to be fulfilled,  may the God of comfort give you the strength to endure.

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