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Gary Don Barton
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1951
Collingsworth County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1992
North Pole
Fairbanks North Star Borough
Alaska, USA

The Wellington Leader August 6, 1992

Gary Don Barton, age 41, died Tuesday, July 21, 1992 in North Pole, Alaska.

Mr. Barton was born June 20, 1951 in Collingsworth County, Texas to Raymond Barton and Lona Chandler Barton. He graduated from Quail High School in Quail, Texas in 1969. He was married to Donita Jill Pitts Barton, his high school sweetheart, January 16, 1971, in Estelline, Hall County, Texas. In 1984 they made their home in Alaska.

He was currently the postmaster of the Postal Service in Chicken, Alaska. He had been a Postmaster for five years, and was located in Kaktovik and Chicken.

In 1990 and 1992 he was named "Postmaster of the Year" for the state of Alaska.

He was a member of the Church of Christ. He was a former military man, serving two years in the Vietnam War.

His survivors include his wife, Donita, of their home in North Pole; one son, Michael Brent Barton of the home; three daughters, Amber Michelle Barton of the home, Stacy Laine Barton of Fairbanks, and Kellye DeAnn Barton of North Pole; two granddaughters, Tawni Kay Jones of Fairbanks, and Shelby Noel Barton of North Pole.

He is also survived by his parents, Raymond and Lona Barton of Quail, Texas; two brothers, Jerry Dwight Barton of Quail, Joel Stanley Barton of Sachse, Texas; one sister, Kristy Elaine Barton of Dallas; nieces and nephew, Brian and Misty Barton of Quail, Kyle Barton of Sashse and Suzanne Ross of Perryton. 
Family links: 
  Raymond Howell Barton (1927 - 2013)
  Lona Bell Chandler Barton (1930 - 2004)
Northern Lights Memorial Cemetery
Fairbanks North Star Borough
Alaska, USA
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Record added: Dec 07, 2013
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Gary Don Barton
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