Larry David Barton

Larry David Barton, 73, passed away March 24, 2020.  He was born July 8, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Clifford and Mabel Davis Barton.  Mr. Barton was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War.  He loved music and was a talented guitarist who played with the band Still Kickin’.  He retired from Sara Lee Bakery and later worked for the City of Fort Payne.  He was a member of Fort Payne Masonic Lodge #437.

He is survived by his much loved family: wife of 46 years, Darlene Barton; children, Kimberly Royal, Shelly West and husband, Shelby, Deanna Gaines and husband, Michael, David Garner and wife, Katie, Fred Garner and wife, Jane; brothers, Clifford Barton, Ernest Barton, and Jeff Andrus; sister, Margaret Barton; grandchildren Tiffany, Melanie, and Stephanie Garner, Rebecca and Rachel Garner, Chad and Kristen Miller, Bryson Royal, and Lily and Lyla West; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by brothers Benny, Phillip, and Cecil and sister, Dorothy.

Because of recent gathering restrictions, Mr. Barton’s family will have a private service, but a Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Wilson Funeral Home and Crematory of Fort Payne is in charge of arrangements, online guestbook is available at

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