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Donnie Barton

Donnie Barton

Thursday, June 18, 1925 - Saturday, April 3, 2021
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Obituary

Donnie Barton was born on June 18, 1925 in Oats, Missouri to J.C. Barton and Julie Parks Barton. He was married to Dorothy Juliette of Old Mines, Missouri on July 6, 1946. Three daughters were born to them: Betty Chazelle, Norma Maxwell, and Donita Skaggs.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 74 years, Dorothy, his parents, J.C. and Julie Barton, stepmother, Goldie Smith Barton. He had seven brothers to precede him: Lebert, Henry, Sylvester, Elijah, Silas, Luvern, and his twin brother, Lonnie. He had five sisters to precede him: Martha Smith, Edith Crocker, Daisy Barton, Odessia Myers, and Leatha Black. One special daughter, Betty Chazelle also preceded him in passing to Heaven.
Those left to remember his earthly life and to celebrate his Heavenly life are; daughter, Norma Maxwell of Potosi, Donita Skaggs of Mineral Point, and one very special son-in-law, Pete Skaggs. He is also survived by his 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren; four half-sisters Doretta (Carl) Lancaster of Berkley, MO, Dorothy Elliot of St. Louis, MO; Doshie (Joe) Miner of Boss, MO, and Roselle (Reldon) Crocker of St Louis, MO and one step sister, Lola Lancaster of Ellington, Missouri.
Donnie served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946 in the South Pacific Theater during the Invasion of the Philippines. He later went on to receive his education and become a teacher for over the next 32 years. He served his community as a vital part of the Red Cross, Director of the Civil Defense and Mayor of Potosi for 6 years. He was a Christian man who loved serving the LORD and he taught Sunday School for over 50 years. He was a faithful man, husband, father and friend who had a Life Well lived.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, April 5, 2021 | 10:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, April 5, 2021 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Moore Funeral Home
    Address
    105 Clark Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, April 5, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, April 5, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    Moore Funeral Home
    Address
    105 Clark Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Scott Welty
  • Interment

    Location
    Redbud Memorial Gardens
    Potosi, MO 63664

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MIRANDA PICKETT

Posted at 12:15am
I am so sorry for your loss of your father. He was a respected man and a Godly man. He will be missed.\
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