|Birth: ||Feb. 27, 1945|
|Death: ||Jan., 2009|
James Douglas Barton, Jr., 63. James Douglas Barton, Jr., 63, was called to his Heavenly home with a smile on his lips and song in his heart on January 29, 2009. He was born February 27, 1945 in Passaic, New Jersey to Alice and James D. Barton, Sr. He loyally served his country in the USMC during the Vietnam era and achieved the rank of Staff Sgt. A resident of the Oklahoma City area for the past 35 years coming from Dallas, Texas, James worked as an accountant for the Oklahoma Department of Health. With a heart for helping young men grow up to be good citizens and active in our communities, James enjoyed being a Boy Scout Leader for Troop #20. He touched many lives also as a Christian witness for others. He was ordained February 15, 1985 as a Deacon in the Arch Diocese of Oklahoma for nearly 25 years.
Preceded in death by:
• His parents.
He leaves cherished memories with:
• His loving wife of 43 yrs., Nancy (Vincent) Barton of the home;
• Sons, James D. Barton, III and Andrew Vincent Barton;
• Daughters, Julie Ann Phatak and Jocelyn Marie Barton;
• Brothers, Richard Barton and wife, Elizabeth and Thomas Barton and wife, Marie;
• Sister, Mary Murphy;
• 4 Grandchildren, Amanda and Chris Barton and Hunter and Colt Phatak.
Visitation from 4:00-8:00PM Saturday at the funeral home. Wake: 7:00 PM Sunday at St. Joseph's Old Cathedral. Funeral Mass: 2:00 PM Monday at St. Joseph's Old Cathedral. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Boy Scouts of America Troop #20 or St. Joseph's Old Cathedral Building Fund, 307 NW 4th St., OKC, OK 73101.
Published in The Oklahoman on 1/31/2009
James D. Barton (1917 - 1992)
Alice M. Senior Barton (1917 - 1992)
Heritage Burial Park
GPS (lat/lon): 35.34684, -97.59048
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Record added: Jan 31, 2009
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