Charles Richard Barton, age 94, died of natural causes at his residence in Chico, CA. Mr. Barton was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 61 years, the late Jean Gore Barton. A World War II
veteran, Mr. Barton lived his working life in Arlington Heights and Crystal Lake, suburbs of Chicago, IL. In his retirement years, he resided in Colorado Springs and Aurora, CO and Chico, CA. Mr. Barton is survived by three children, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A private memorial celebration of his life will be held at a later date.