King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Rodney J. Bartholomew, 63, West Point

Rodney J. Bartholomew, 63, of West Point

Rodney J. Bartholomew63, of West Point passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 10:03 PM at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.

   He was born on April 7, 1957 in Ft. Madison to Paul J. and Joan M. Beger Bartholomew.   Bart was a graduate of Ft. Madison High School. On June 6, 1995 he married Gina Marsh and they later divorced. Bart was a correctional officer for ISP and retired after forty-two years of service.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and his trucks.  Bart was well known by so many and had countless friends.  His greatest love was his boys and spending time with them. 

   Survivors include three sons, Tyler Bartholomew of Anamosa, IA, Shiloh Bartholomew of West Point and Josey Bartholomew of Dallas City, IL; two brothers, Robert Bartholomew of Ft. Madison and Ed (Kay) Bartholomew of Montrose; two sisters Cathy Grim of Tucson, AZ and Susan (Ray) Menke of Ft. Madison; several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents. 

   Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  The family will be holding a Celebration of Life at a later date.  Online condolences may be left at

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: