Stephen Taylor Barton Stephen Taylor Barton, 61, of Richmond, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at his residence after a short battle with cancer and surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 29, 1951, in Richmond, Virginia, to the late Dr. Robert A. Barton and Anne Blackburn Barton. Steve was a loving father, skilled craftsman, decorated Vietnam Combat Tracker and "Patriarch of the Supernatural Family". He lived life to the fullest. His carpentry skills led to the beautification of many buildings in his beloved Richmond. There were many who were blessed by his benevolent spirit, he was truly a helper through and through. He will be missed greatly by his family and many, many friends. He survived by his children, Justin Taylor Barton of Culpeper, Jessica Barton Nou and her husband, Kong, of Richmond, and Janel Marie Barton of Culpeper; two brothers, John Barton of Richmond and Wynn Barton of Georgia; two devoted former wives, Jojuan White (mother of his children) of Culpeper and Cindy Barton of Richmond; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. The family will receive friends from 2 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at the Richmond Double Tree Airport, 5501 Eubank Road, Richmond, VA 23150. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2013, at Culpeper National Cemetery with the Reverend Jojuan White officiating and with military honors being provided by the American Legion Post 330 and VFW Post 2524. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations in Steve's name to the Richmond SPCA, 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220. An online guestbook is available at www.ryanfuneral.com
. Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, Virginia, is handling the arrangements.
This obituary was originally published in the Culpeper StarExponent.