Rites held for Bartel

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Rites held for Bartel

Jimmy Richard Bartel, 75, of Balko, OK, died June 11, 2020.

Graveside services were held Monday, June 15, at Balko Mennonite Cemetery with Rev. Fred Huff officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

He was born Aug. 25, 1944 in Perryton, and graduated from Balko High School. He married Carolyn Leighnor April 12, 1974 in Perryton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Edith (Kulow) Bartel; and one sister, Clara Bartel Ferguson.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn, of the home; one son, Justin Bartel of Norman, OK; his stepmother, Louise Bartel of Washington, MO; one stepsister, Vicki Farr of Washingon, MO; and one stepbrother, Toben Liibs of Broken Arrow, OK.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, 3915 Bell, Amarillo TX 79109; or to one’s favorite charity.

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