Thomas Earl Bertram: In Our Care ~ May 18, 2019
Maysville, Missouri…..Thomas Earl Bertram, age 75, was born June 21, 1943 in Rock Port, Missouri, the son of James Byron and Winifred (Burke) Bertram and passed away May 18, 2019 in Maysville, Missouri.
Tom graduated from Rock Port High School Class of 1961 and after High School he went to Barber School in Kansas City. He worked in Gallatin at Frank Jones Barber Shop for eleven years as a barber and then moved to Maysville in 1974 where he opened Tom’s Barber Shop on the Maysville Square until his passing.
He was an avid reader and frequented the DeKalb County Library where he purchased and donated many books. Tom collected Heston belt buckles and model race cars of which he had a large collection. He was a volunteer firefighter in Maysville and was Fire Chief for many years. Tom was of the Methodist Faith and a life long member of Fairport Lions Club.
Tom is preceded in death by his parents and brother Steven Bertram.
Survivors include his brother Steven’s best friend and lifelong soul mate Sheila Hargus; and a host of friends and a community that loved Tom.
Graveside Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Green Hill Cemetery, RockPort, Missouri. Visitation: 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Turner Family Funeral Home of Maysville, Missouri. Memorial contributions: DeKalb County Library. Online Condolences: www.turnerfamilyfuneral.com
The volunteers and board members of the Living Hope Food Pantry and Thrift Store wish to extend our heartfelt condolences in the passing of Tom. He was great to work with and was a good landlord, always willing to take care of what we needed. We are going to miss him. May he rest in the care of our Lord and Savior.