The Obit For Bob Bartlett

Robert C. (Bob) Bartlett

Published in the Tulsa World on 9/11/2011.

Robert C. (Bob) Bartlett, deceased as of September 8, 2011 was born August 3, 1929 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the fourth of five children born to Neal and Bess Bartlett.

Bob grew to adulthood in Tulsa, attended public schools, graduating in 1947 from Will Rogers High School. Also, graduating from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Business Administration.

Bob played varsity baseball with the OSU Cowboys in 1949-1951. After one season in professional baseball, Bob was employed at Beech Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas as Director of the Beech Employees Association. Bob and his bride of four years, Patricia Ann Boone of Manhattan, Kansas, returned to Tulsa in 1956 where he was employed by the Tulsa Metro Area Planning Commission as Zoning Administrator and as Administrative Assistant to the Director.

From 1960 until retirement in 2005, Bob was a realtor specializing in property management and appraising. He served the real estate profession in several capacities including president of the Metro Tulsa Board of Realtors in 1970; three terms as a regional vice president of the Institute of Real Estate Management; and was a MAI member of the Appraisal Institute for 25 years. He was honored nationally with membership in Omega Tau Roe, an award for significant contributions to professionalism in the real estate industry.

Bob Bartlett is survived by his wife, since June 1, 1952, Patricia Ann (Boone) Bartlett; his daughters, Brenda Kay Bromiley of Tulsa; Barbara Ann Bartlett and her husband Mark Howard of Catoosa; and his son, Robert Boone Bartlett, and his wife Carol of Norman; grandchildren: Caleb, Chris, Nathan Andrew, Travis, and LaJeanna; and 6 great-grandchildren.

Burial of Bob’s remains will take place at Rose Hill Cemetery following the service. The memorial service will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home at Admiral and Yale. You may enter off of Admiral a little west of Yale. It will be on Thursday the 15th day of September, 2011 at 1:00 pm with a small reception following.