CASWELL BEACH, NC (WECT) – Town commissioner John Walton Bartholomew passed away on April 1 after a hard-fought battle with cancer; he was 69.
Bartholomew is survived by his wife of 46 years, Elizabeth "Betty" King Bartholomew, sons Jeff and Scott and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held in Bartholomew's hometown of Drakes Branch, Virginia, at Lebanon Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, with a reception to follow.
A celebration of the late commissioner's life will be held at Ocean View United Methodist Church on Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, at a later date.
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