Ralph Dean Bartlett, 50, Evansdale, Iowa died Sunday, October 2, 2011 in his home. \r\r\n\r\r\n Born April 30, 1961 in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis and Shirley (Speer) Bartlett. He was a truck driver for several years. He graduated from Hononegah High School, Rockton, Illinois and attended Rock Valley College, Rockford, Illinois. \r\r\n\r\r\n Survivors include sons Dustin Bartlett, Rockton, Illinois and Austin Bartlett, Waterloo, Iowa; father Curtis (Liz) Bartlett, Hudson, Iowa; sisters Mary (Robert) Cassioppi, Roscoe, Illinois and Carolyn (Daniel) Rude, Durand, Illinois; one niece and five nephews. He was preceded in death by his beloved mother Shirley Bartlett and paternal and maternal grandparents. \r\r\n\r\r\n Funeral ceremonies will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 6, 2011 in McCorkle Funeral Home, 767 N Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, Illinois. Burial in Pinnacle Hill Cemetery, Roscoe, Illinois. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Thursday. \r\r\n\r\r\n A memorial will be established.