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NEWARK: A funeral service for James Barton of Newark will be held Thursday January 12, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home. James was born in Philo, OH on June 30, 1945 to the late Howard and Anna (Buck) Barton. He died January 8, 2012 in Zanesville. He was 66.

He is preceded in death by his brothers Richard Gene and Jerry Lee Barton. James is survived by his wife of five months Joan (Engelhardt) Barton; sons James H. Barton and Troy (Tara) Barton of Newark, Grandchildren Zachery Robinson, Troy Barton Jr., Kayla Allen and Kaysie Barton, and great grandson Donavan Barton. Brothers and sisters Evelyn Grise and Shelia Arthur of Albuquerque NM., Barabara Yockman, Juanita Kasson, Bill Barton, Raymond Dale Barton, Patricia Louise Moran, Melanie Swonger, Delores Barton, Sherry Lynn Smith, Lorilei Stemm, and Carl D. Barton, plus numerous nieces and nephews.

James loved the outdoors, loved to make people laugh, tell wild stories and never met a stranger. He was a Sergeant in the US Army during the Cuban Missle Crisis and the Vietnam War and was a member of the UAW at Rockwell.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the Criss Schoedinger Funeral Home or go to to sign an online guestbook or share a special memory.


Published in the Advocate on Jan. 10, 2012
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