August 8, 1928 ~ November 17, 2013
Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
William D. "Bill" Bartlett, 85, of Asheville, died Sunday, November 17, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Bartlett was born in Buncombe County, a son of the late Fred, Sr. and Julia Stewart Bartlett. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Troy Bartlett, two sisters, Mabel Bartlett and Betty McIntosh and one brother, Ray E. Bartlett. He was a Meteorologist with the National Climatic Center, a veteran of the US Marine Corps and a member of Groce United Methodist Church. Survivors include two brothers, Fred Bartlett of Swannanoa and Donald B. Bartlett of Monroe; two sisters, Faye B. Corn of Asheville and Freddie DeMonte of West Palm Beach, FL; several nephews and nieces. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Groce UMC, with Rev. Gerald Davis and Rev. Avery White officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Ashelawn Gardens of Memoray. Memorials may be made to Groce UMC, 954 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC, 28805. Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the Bartlett family.