Charles "Chuck" Barton
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AGE: 92 • Laurel
Charles "Chuck" Barton, age 92, of Laurel, passed away on April 4, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. Born on January 26, 1922 in Hillsboro, Maryland, he is the son of the late Emmett and Sarah Cannon Barton. He graduated from Tri - County High School in Queen Anne, Maryland in June of 1939. After graduation he enlisted in the Marine Corp in 1941, and served with the Marine Air Wing, VMF 218. His unit earned a Presidential Unit Citation for its operations in the Phillipines during WW II. Chuck retired after 33 years with the DuPont Company in Seaford, and was involved in church and active with many community organizations.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Virginia "Mike" Barton; 3 children, Bonnie Barton Shaw and her husband Jim, Philip C. Barton and his wife Julie, and John E. Barton; 4 grandchildren, and 2 great grandsons. His sister, Roberta Robinson also survives him.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at St. Philips Episcopal Church, 600 South Central Ave. Laurel, De. 19956. A visitation will be held at the church from 10-11am. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Charles "Chuck" Barton's honor to the St. Philips Outreach Fund, 600 South Central Ave., Laurel, De. 19956. Arrangements are in the care of the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home in Laurel.
Published in The News Journal on Apr. 8, 2014
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700 West Street Laurel, DE 19956