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Bobby Gene Barton
November 10, 1929 ~ January 2, 2019 (age 89)
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Bobby Gene Barton, 89, of Vinton, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019. He was a life deacon at Vinton Baptist Church where he ushered for many years and worked for Norfolk Southern Railroad for 41 years. He was predeceased by his parents, Ellis and Laura Barton.
Surviving family includes his wife of 65 years, Pat Barton; children, Cindy (Cam) McGuire, and Greg (Tammy) Barton; grandchildren, Brendan (Beth), Devin (Ashley), and Quinn (Madison) McGuire, Laura Barton, Lyndsey (Matt) Partsch, and Will Barton; great-grandchildren, James, Will, Whitney, Landon and Knox McGuire, Landry Cain, Cora Jane Partsch, and baby Neil to arrive in March.
A celebration of his life will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Vinton Baptist Church with Rev. Travis Russell and Dr. Rev. Chris Monroe officiating. Interment will follow in Barnhardt Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 4, 2019 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Lotz Funeral Home in Vinton. Memorial contributions may be made to the building fund or music ministry at Vinton Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.lotzfuneralhomevinton.com