Jeff Bartholomew 1953 – 2019

PIERRE, SD – Jeff Bartholomew, 65, of Pierre, died Sunday, January 13 at his residence. Visitation will be 1-2pm, Tuesday, January 22 at Isburg Funeral Chapel with graveside services at 2:30, Tuesday at Riverside Cemetery

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Isburg Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at

Jeffrey Harlin Buchanan Bartholomew a beloved father, grandfather and brother, was born November 30, 1953 in Carrington, ND the oldest of 13. He grew up in California working as a roofer and later as a concrete driver in South Dakota. Jeff enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling, listening to music, watching movies and was a huge New England Patriots Football fan.
He is survived by his children: Jeffrey (Mary) Bartholomew, Gerald Bartholomew, Christina (Chad) Whitley, Jason Bartholomew and Johanna Bartholomew; sisters: Julie Curry and Lola Fox; brothers: Gerald Bartholomew, Glenn Bartholomew, Patrick Fox, Timothy Hymer and Paul Eiselstein; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: James, Wallace and Kevin and sisters: Keithel and Judy.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the all the Avera doctors, staff and hospice for their care.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.