Originally created 02/03/01

Mr. George Barton Jr.



WORDEN, Mont. - Mr. George T. "Tommy" Barton Jr., 52, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, in Billings.

Funeral services were private. Burial will be in Oak Harbor, Wash.

Mr. Barton, a native of Chicago, was a Navy retiree and a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a salesperson for Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and a former member of Marks Baptist Church.

The family said, "Mr. Barton was predeceased by his son, Cristopher Barton of Oak Harbor, Wash., and he was a graduate of the Academy of Richmond County."

Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Barton; a daughter, Cora Barton, Oak Harbor; his parents, George T. Sr. and Gehl Barton, Augusta; a brother, Russell Barton, Bethel, Conn.; a sister, Linda Bodnar, Martinez; and a grandchild.

Memorials may be made to: Marks Baptist Church, 1405 Marks Church Road, Augusta, GA 30909; or St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904-4726.

The Augusta Chronicle, Feb. 3, 2001