Garry Elmer Barton

Garry Elmer Barton, age 77, of Stoutland, MO passed away January 22, 2021 at Phelps County Regional Hospital, Rolla, MO from COVID 19. He was born June 28, 1943 in Summersville, MO to Elmer and Sylvia (Morgan) Barton.
 
Garry worked for the City of Houston, MO for several years. He then worked for Watsons Diesel Shop in Willow Springs, MO for 10 years. He retired from FMC in Willow Springs, Mo after twelve years. Garry entered the United States Army May 4, 1964 in St Louis, MO and was honorably discharged December 6, 1965 with Trp C, 4th Sqdn, 12th Cav, 5th Inf as a PVT in Fort Carson, CO.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer, and Sylvia Barton; two daughters, Teri Lou Barton, and Teresa Clifton; 2 sisters, Sylvia Eavenson and Patricia Jones; three brothers, Ivan Barton, Larry Barton, and Utah Smith.
 
Surviving are his wife, Patsy Barton, of the home in Stoutland, MO; a son, Richard Pruitt of Stoutland, MO; two daughters, Kim Drago (Patrick Wilson) of Hartville, MO, and Penny Chernowsky and Frank of LaRussell, MO; six brothers, Ronnie Barton and Tbon, of Bucyrus, MO, Alvin Barton and wife Judy of Success, MO, Justin Barton of Hartshorn, MO, Vincent Barton of Houston, MO, Lonnie Barton and Dana of Houston, MO, and Kevin Barton and Ladonna of Stoutland, MO; two sisters, Linda Hildebrand of Caulfield, MO, and Brenda Nolker and Delbert of Lawson, MO; nine grandkids; and fourteen great-grandkids.
 
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping. Garry was a loving husband father, grandfather, and brother. He will be greatly missed.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Garry Barton Memorial Fund, C/O Evans Funeral Home, 224 S Grand Ave, Houston, MO 65483. Online condolences may be made to www.evansfh.com.
 
Services were held Tuesday January 26, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Evans Funeral Home with Stasey Sheppard officiating. Burial with full Military Honors was in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Justin Barton, Kevin Barton, Lonnie Barton, Leonard Morgan, Elmer Lee Jones, and Carl Hutsell.
 

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