USAF Lt. Col. (Retired) Thayer E. Bartlett, of Oakwood, OH, died Monday, September 12, 2022, at Bethany Village. He was born in Borodino, NY on March 21, 1916, to Ernest and Olive Bartlett.

He was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Jean E. Bartlett, his parents and first wife Margaret L. Bartlett, his brothers, Dr. George T. Bartlett and Edward E. Bartlett, and his grandson Michael Bartlett.

He is survived by his sons, William E. Bartlett of Liberty, IN and James L. (Anita) Bartlett of Urbana, OH; his daughters Jane Reed of Beavercreek and Anne Hill of Spring Valley; grandchildren Russell Ford, Daniel Bartlett, Matthew (Michelle) Hill and Megan Hill Grove (Sean); and great-granddaughter, Sarah Hill.

He received his Bachelor of Engineering from Syracuse University and his Master of Science from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He retired from the USAF with over 30 years of service.

In retirement, he enjoyed volunteer work, gardening, woodworking and recording music. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 33 W. Dixon Ave., Oakwood. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

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