Obituary of Richard LaVerne Barton
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Richard L. “Dick” Barton, age 89, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022, at his home in Scott City, Kansas. He was born on May 15, 1933, in Hutchinson, Kansas, the son of Henry LaVerne and Dorothy Marie Welty Barton. A resident of Scott City, Kansas since 1979 moving from Dighton, Kansas, he was a retired school administrator.
He was a US Marine Veteran of the Korean Conflict, and was a member of the United Methodist Church, Anthem Masonic Lodge #284 both of Scott City, Kansas, and was a Past Potentate of Isis Shriners of Salina, Kansas.
On July 25, 1957, he married Joy Graver in Ash Valley, Kansas. She survives.
Survivors include his Wife - Joy Barton of Scott City, Kansas, Three Sons - Rod & Wanda Barton of Scott City, Kansas, Chad & Mary Jo Barton of Great Bend, Kansas, Kale Barton of Scott City, Kansas, and Two Daughters - Jill & Gary Hass of Salina, Kansas, Heidi & Ken Ring of Clay Center, Kansas, One Brother - Donald & Sharon Barton of Hays, Kansas, Nine Grandchildren, and Seven Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, Step-Mother, Two Brothers - Bruce Barton and Kenneth Barton, and One Grandson - Curtis Emberton.
Graveside Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m, Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas with the Rev. Jeff Goetzinger presiding. Services will be live streamed at 10:55 or anytime after by clicking the "Live Stream" button on the left side of this page.
There will be no calling times.
Memorials may be written to the Shriners Children's Medical Fund or the Kansas Honor Flight Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, PO Box 553, Scott City, Kansas, 67871.