Born 5-16-1931 -- Died 2-19-2008
Carroll Dean Barton, 76, of Denton, Texas, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at his home. He was born May 16, 1931, in Alton, Mo., the son of Albert L. and Jessie (Smith)?Barton.
He was married to Wanda Muriel Watson on June 20, 1953, in Alton. (She died Aug. 25, 1998).
He was a member of Southmont Baptist Church in Denton. He graduated with a degree in civil engineering from Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy in Rolla,?Mo. He retired from the Union Pacific Railroad as Chief Engineer.
He is survived by: his daughter, Patti Simonds and husband, Mike of Coppell; a son, Michael Barton and wife, Martha of Coppell; five grandchildren, Matthew Scott Simonds, William Christopher Simonds, Daniel Barton Simonds, Jennifer McKee Barton and Joshua Michael Barton; two brothers, Howard Earl Barton of Jacksonville, Fla., and Glen Albert Barton of Peoria, Ill.; and a sister, Jo Anne Barton of Blacksburg, Va.
Funeral services were held Feb. 23 at Southmont Baptist Church, in Denton, Texas with arrangements under the direction of Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home of Denton, Texas. Graveside services were held Feb. 25 at Smith Cemetery in Alton, Mo., with arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral?Home of Thayer, Mo.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas Chapter, 4144 N. Central Expressway, Ste. 750, Dallas, TX 75204.
Online condolences may be made at mulkeymason.com.