Bartee, Mr. Robert Thomas "Bob" age 81 a resident of Wetumpka, AL passed away Monday, February 11, 2013 at a local hospital. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. from St. Bede's Catholic Church with Father Carucci officiating with interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery at 3 p.m. in Tuscaloosa, AL. Mr. Bartee was a member of St. Bede's Catholic Church. He was retired as Assistant Director of Rehabilitation Workshops and Facilities with the State of Alabama. He was also retired as Administrator of Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center of Central Alabama. He served his country in the United States Navy
during the Korean War
. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 60 years , Tommie Nell Cates Bartee; son, Terry Bartee (Jean); daughters, Veronica Bartee Hill (Michael), B.J. Bartee Palmer (Chad), Marilyn Bartee Gordon (Kelly Sr.); ten grandchildren, Brian Bartee, Cristine Bartee Williams, Karin Bartee, Brandon Hill, Thomas Hill, Amanda Palmer, Jessi Palmer, Trey Palmer, Haley Gordon and DeWayne Gordon; eight great-grandchildren, Kaylee Bartee, Abby Bartee, Maddie Bartee, Wyatt Williams, Lilly Hill, Kinlee Hill, Alden Gordon and Spencer Gordon; sisters, Helen Gibson, Hattie Ann Morgan (Jim) and brother, George Henry Bartee (Francis). The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL directing.