Thomas “Tom” Joseph Bartolotta of Bourbon, Missouri was born on January 10, 1960 in St. Louis, Missouri to Joseph Vito and Joyce M. (Lowery) Bartolotta and passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the age of 59 years.
He grew up and attended school in Sullivan, Missouri and was in the graduating class of 1978. As a young boy, he spent a lot of time in his family’s restaurants, The Windmill and I-44 Car & Truck Plaza.
Tom married Carmen Cuneio in 1990 and to this union three children were born, Beau, Bria and Balor. He later married Lori Rennick on July 1, 2005 and inherited son, Logan and daughter, Maggie.
Tom worked for the Counts brothers for many years before opening his own dealership, Bartolotta’s. He spent 30 years in the automobile industry. Tom loved cars, especially attending car shows, he enjoyed being outdoors, cooking and his dogs. He also loved the people of Sullivan and was always willing to lend a helping hand.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Bartolotta; stepfather, John Yowell; and step son, Logan Rennick.
He is survived by his wife, Lori A. Bartolotta of Bourbon, Missouri; four children, Beau Bartolotta and wife Jenica of Sullivan, Missouri, Bria Bartolotta of Sullivan, Missouri, Balor Bartolotta of Sullivan, Missouri and Maggie Rennick of Washington, Missouri; mother, Joyce Yowell of Sullivan, Missouri; one grandson, Walton Bartolotta of Sullivan, Missouri; one sister, Tammy Krueger and husband Kelly of Sullivan, Missouri; one brother, Jeff Bartolotta of Sullivan, Missouri; mother-in-law, Janet Beesley of Eureka, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Scott Perry officating.
Burial was held in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.