July 13, 1947 - January 8, 2021
Donald R.”BUDDY” Bartlett passed away at home on January 8, 2021. He is survived by his wife of fifty three years, Patsy Tinch Bartlett. daughter Sheila Bartlett, son Donald R. Bartlett Jr. daughter in law, Jennifer Hall Bartlett and grandchildren Allison, Cody, Andrew, Conner, Cole Bartlett sister Linda (Bill) Burgess sister Cathy (Ronnie) Reeder sister Diane (Jerry) Armstead brother John R. Bartlett sister Angie Vaughn niece Sharon (Millis) Higgenbotham along with many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his mother Mary Edna Johnson Bartlett and father John Haskell “CAP” Bartlett and in laws Otto Tinch & Mildred Allred Tinch. Buddy B. was a lifelong resident of Putnam County, growing up in the Bangham community and attending Algood School. He Retired from Fleetguard after working there for over 30 years. His greatest passion was horses and was a well known equestrian and ambassador of the Pleasure Tennessee Walking Horse and Gaited Mules. He attended the Walking Horse Celebration every year since 1978. He was a perennial favorite competitor at the Putnam County Fair and Mule Day in Columbia, TN. From its inception, he held a membership with the Upper Cumberland Horseback Riders Club and served two terms as president. Joy and success were found in friendships made throughout the country, camping with his wife and never missing a good meal. He was a member of the Algood First Freewill Baptist Church. Pastor John Preece will hold the graveside service and burial at Algood City Cemetery Sunday, January 10th at 2pm. Due to Covid-19 the family request that all attendees please wear a mask and practice social distance guidelines. Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 931-268-1550
Donald R.”BUDDY” Bartlett passed away at home on January 8, 2021. He is survived by his wife of fifty three years, Patsy Tinch Bartlett. daughter Sheila Bartlett, son Donald R. Bartlett Jr. daughter in law, Jennifer Hall Bartlett... View Obituary & Service Information
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