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Richard Ray "Rick" Bartram

April 12, 1955 - September 2, 2017

Richard Ray Bartram passed away September 2, 2017 in Chesapeake, Virginia. Rick was born April 12, 1955 to Mamie Maynard Murphy and Frank Bartram in Williamson, West Virginia.  He was a graduate of Williamson High School with the Class of 1974.

Rick was an avid sports fan and movie buff. He was employed by WalMart as a supervisor.

He was predeceased by his father, Frank Bartram. Left to cherish his memory are his beloved mother, Mamie Maynard Murphy of Chesapeake, VA; sister, Cheryl (Sherry) Lowe of Chesapeake, VA; brother, Michael W. Murphy (Tammy) of Chesapeake, VA; sister, Elaine Murphy Varney (Lonnie) of Charleston, W.V. He is also survived by nephew, Brandon Lowe of Versailles, KY; nephew, Josh Lowe, Paintsville, KY; niece, Allison Paige Murphy of Sonoma, CA; nephew, Patrick Major Murphy of Chesapeake, VA; Niece, Alisha Montgomery of Charleston, WV; Megan Vance (C.W.) of Charleston, WV; great nephew, Isaac Kormanik of Charleston, WV.

Following his wishes, he has chosen cremation with his ashes being spread at a special place to him. A memorial service will be planned at a later date in Williamson, WV. Condolences may be left at

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