LOUISBURG - James M. Bartholomew, 78, departed this earthly life, Monday, January 31, 2017, at Rex Hospital. Born on March 15, 1938 to the late Obie D. and Mildred H. Bartholomew. James loved western movies, country music, Nascar racing and all sports.
The family will receive friends Thursday night from 7 to 8:30 pm at Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Service, Louisburg. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11:00 am at Saints Delight Baptist Church with the Reverend Tucker Bailey officiating.
James is survived by his significant other, Joan Hill of Youngsville; brother, J. Beal Bartholomew of Raleigh; nieces, Pam and Alysia Bartholomew, both of Raleigh; nephew, Joseph B. Bartholomew, II (Stephanie) and a great-niece, Isla Bartholomew, all of New York.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the medical staff at Rex Hospital for their wonderful care for James. Online condolences may be made to www.lancasterfcs.com.