Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Bill O’Dell officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Joe was born Jan. 5, 1935, in Oklahoma City, Okla. to James and Thelma Bartolino. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in business. Joe married Sue Wicker on Feb. 2, 1960, in Amarillo. He was a salesman for Uniroyal and Mountain Bell Telephone for many years and a camp manager at Ceta Glen Christian Camp for more than 20 years. He was very involved with the Boy Scouts for many years and was an avid golfer. Joe was a member of First Baptist Church of Amarillo.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Sue Bartolino of Amarillo; and a son, Jim Bartolino and wife Christine of Boise, Idaho; and a daughter, Terry Bartolino of Spokane, Washington.
The family suggests memorials be made to Amarillo SPCA, 11901 S. Coulter St., Amarillo, TX 79119; or to Faith City Mission, 401 W. Second Ave., Amarillo, TX 79101-1511.