John W. Bartlett

Date of Death

John W. Bartlett, 78, passed away on August 16, 2023, in Franklin, Tennessee, his home since 2007.
John was born to Guy and Dorothy Bartlett in Los Angeles on February 5, 1945. He went to Harvard School, where he was on the swim team, before earning a B.A. in History (Stanford) and an MBA (Wharton/Penn) and serving in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. On March 31, 1973, he married Linda Norvet in Atlanta, Georgia. They lived in the Glendale/Pasadena area, serving their children’s schools (Linda as a teacher and director at St. George’s Pre-School and John as a board member at Chandler) and spending time in Mammoth. John worked in commercial real estate for Halferty Development Company and Duckett-Wilson Development Company. He enjoyed researching genealogy, collecting coins and reading mystery novels. He especially loved watching his children and granddaughters play sports and was an enthusiastic amateur photographer of their games.
John is preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Dorothy Bartlett; his wife, Linda Norvet Bartlett; his fathers-in-law, Donald Norvet and Daniel Krieger; and his sister-in-law, Laura Norvet Fleming.
John is survived by his son, Marshall Bartlett (Tina), and daughter, Sarah Bartlett Wilson (Matt); his granddaughters, Emmaline Bartlett and Erin Bartlett; his mother-in-law, Roberta Krieger; his brothers-in-law, Michael Norvet (Debbie), Dennis Norvet (Dinah), and Dick Fleming (Sarah); and his many nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023, at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Brentwood, Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Partnership for Success,; the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,; or the Alzheimer’s Association,