William Eugene Barton, 86, passed away Jan. 12, 2022. He was born Sept. 10, 1935, in West, Texas, to parents Ernest and Gertrude Barton.
He married the love of his life Darlene Marie Meaux Nov. 27, 1976.
Bill was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Bill was a hard worker and loved his family, especially his grandchildren. They made him smile and were his pride and joy. He enjoyed being outside and loved animals. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoyed playing games and watching old western and war movies.
He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, sister Helen Conner, brother-in-law James Conner and sister-in-law Audrey Barton.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years Darlene Meaux Barton, son William Barton and wife Shonna, grandchildren Jeffrey Barton and Lisa Feltman and husband Harley, greatgrandchildren Jacob Barton, Aliyah Feltman, Aubree Feltman, Harley Feltman and Charles Feltman, brother Larry Barton and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 18, 2022 at St. Jude Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City. Father Bowlin officiated for the Barton family. Interment followed at Mary Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Malakoff. Pallbearers were William Barton, Jeffrey Barton, Jimmy Barton, Dalton Pickle, Justin Whitney and Scott Neeper.
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