Eddie J. Bartee Jr. Was born july 2, 1955 in Clarksdale Mississippi to Eddie J Bartee Sr. and Bessie L. Bartee. Eddie departed this life on July 10, 2014 at Advocate Good Shepard Hospital in Barrington IL.
Eddie leaves to cherish his memories his mother; Bessie Bartee of Elgin, one daughter; Tanisha Farr of Elgin, 6 grandchildren; Sabrina Farr, Richard Farr, Felix Farr, Monique Turner, Tyshayla Williams, and Christopher Spain, 3 brothers; Willie Thomas of Road Island, Bruce ( Janice Thompson), and Lamarcus Bartee of Elgin, Two sisters; Sharon (Roosevelt) Bagby of Corina Ca. and Sherita (Jeremy) Johnson of McDonough Ga., 3 aunts; Mary Cook, Linnie Sallis, and Pearline Riley of Milwaukee WI., along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, as well as his “Boss City” family.
Eddie is preceded in death by his Father; Eddie J. Bartee Sr., 1 brother; Darren Thompson, and 3 sisters; Margrett J Bartee, Katie L. Harrington, and Linda B. Bartee.
Eddie was well known throughout the city of Elgin, he touched many lives. He was affectionately known to everyone as “BARTEE.”
Services will be held at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 12:00pm. There will be a visitation one hour prior starting at 11:00am. A repast will be held at 1828 Country Knoll Lane in Elgin. For more Information, contact O’Connor- Leetz Funeral Home (847)741-1400.