Peter McKim Bartow

February 6, 1935February 18, 2021

Peter, 86, passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, February 18, 2021 due to an extended illness.

Born February 6, 1935 in Montclair, NJ. He was the son of the late Tyler McKim Bartow, Sr. and Josephine Nelson Bartow. Peter attended Washington College in Chestertown, MD and while there was a member of the 1954 co-National Champions Lacrosse Team. He joined the Air Force right after college and then pursued a career in computer programming, retiring from IBM. Peter enjoyed life but he especially loved his family. He also enjoyed sports, reading and drawing.

Peter is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sue Pickens Bartow; 4 children, Peter M Bartow Jr (Melanie) of Charleston, SC, Stephen McKim Bartow (Andrea) of Portsmouth, VA, Jennifer Bartow Guckiean of Charlotte, NC and Joseph McKim Bartow (Debbie) of Macon, GA; 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother Tyler McKim Bartow, Jr.

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Linda Edmondson

February 24, 2021

I am so very sorry to hear about Pete. I worked with him at IBM. He was a kind, thoughtful, respectful gentleman and always had a smile and a laugh. My sincerest condolences to his wife and family.

Suzanne Gault Childers

February 22, 2021

Sue please know that we are thinking of you and all the family at this very difficult time . Y'all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Love Nancy, Suzanne and family

Jack Franks

February 21, 2021

I worked with Pete at IBM in Charlotte and was his manager for a few years. He was a great guy and everybody liked him. He often raised my spirits with his sense of humor.

To his family, I am very sorry for your loss. May good memories be with you in the days going forward.