|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1949|
|Death: ||Dec. 26, 2012|
Dr. David M. Bartram, age 63 of Swainsboro, GA formerly of Owosso passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012.
A memorial service will be held Monday 1 pm at the First Congregational Church with Military Honors to follow. The family will receive friends at the church on Monday from 12 noon until the time of service.
David was born February 11, 1949 in Durand, the son of Gerald Bartram and Flora (Allen) Johnson.
He graduated from Owosso High School, class of 1967, served in the United States Army during Vietnam and then attended Michigan State University earning a bachelors degree and Western Michigan University earning a masters degree. David earned his Ph D from Commonwealth Open University.
David was a past member of the First Congragational Church and VFW post both in Owosso and was a recent member of the First United Methodist Church and Kiwanis Club both in Swainsboro, GA. He was an avid MSU sports fan and loved to laugh and make others laugh with his many stories. David was a writer and wrote several educational books and textbooks for college level students.
He married Kathryn Bloomfield at First Congregational Church on December 29, 1984.
Dr. Bartram was employed since 2001 with East Georgia State College in Swainsboro, GA, most recently as the Division Chairman of the Social Sciences Division. Prior to EGSC David was employed with IVY Tech. State College in Elkhart, IN; Baker College of Owosso as chair of the accounting department and Davenport University in Lansing. David also worked in the private sector with the CPA firm of Demis and Wenzlick in Owosso.
He is survived by his wife Kathryn; daughter Brandie (James) Tenney; son Ryan (Sarah) Stemple; 3 grandchildren Alexandra, Cal and Azalea; parents Gerald Bartram and Flora Johnson; brother Daniel (Vickie) Bartram; sister Cathy (John) Conrad; several nieces and nephews.
David is predeceased by his grandparents.
Memorial contributions are suggested to The Congregational Church of Owosso or the Owosso VFW Post.
Created by: Olivia Williamson Braddy
Record added: Dec 28, 2012
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