Jesse Hamby Barton Jr.

Jesse Hamby Barton Jr.

Birth
Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, USA
Death 10 Oct 2013 (aged 92)
Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA
Burial Oxford, Newton County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 193358461 · View Source
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J. Hamby Barton , Jr., Ph.D., 92, died on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 in Naples, FL. He was born on February 15, 1921 in Griffin, GA.

He was preceded in death by his father, J. Hamby, Sr.; mother, George Etta; wife, Jerry; daughter-inlaw, Susan; and grandson, Jason.

He is survived by his sons, Jesse Hamby , III (Lenore) and George; nine grandchildren and 16 greatgrandchildren.

Hamby received a B.A. in Psychology from Emory University and a B.D. and Ph.D from Drew University. He was a Chaplain and Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific theater during WWII, and assigned to the U. S. Navy Seabees and the Marines Corps. He enjoyed a lifetime of leadership in education at Emory University, Southwestern College, Scarritt College and Spartanburg Methodist College. Hamby was also a career Methodist minister, serving posts in Pennsylvania, Kansas, South Carolina, Georgia and, finally, at First United Methodist Church of Naples as Pastor Emeritus.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 13th (TOMORROW) at First United Methodist Church, 388 1st Avenue South, Naples. A reception will follow.


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  • Created by: Jeff Stewart
  • Added: 24 Sep 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 193358461
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Hamby Barton Jr. (15 Feb 1921–10 Oct 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 193358461, citing Oxford Historical Cemetery, Oxford, Newton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Stewart (contributor 46815293) .