April 15, 1949 - Oct. 6, 2019

Timmy Barton, 70, Mentone, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 6, 2019.

He was born April 15, 1949, in Fort Lewis, Wash., to the late Edward and Mallie (Richardson) Barton.

On May 29, 1967, in Rochester, he married Evelyn Kelly. She survives.

He was a 1967 graduate of Mentone High School. He retired from Dana corporation in 1999. He loved genealogy, competing in car shows with his 1970 Dodge Challenger and spending time with family.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Barton, Mentone; daughter Kathy and husband Michael Jensen, Mentone; son Timothy Barton, Mentone; grandchildren Josh Slone and Ashley, Warsaw, Kayley Slone, Mentone, and Elizabeth Jensen and Corey, Bourbon; great-grandchildren Peyton, Cloey, Brileigh, Olivia, Jalynn, Sophia, Ava and Livie; brother Gary Barton, Mentone; sister Diane White, Mesa, Ariz.; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Mallie Barton; brothers George Mickey Hale, Carl Hale and Terry Barton; and sister Vickie Freeman.

His service is 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019, at King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone, with Pastor Jason Rice officiating. Burial is at the Mentone Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Oct. 9, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org. People may share a memory or send an online condolence at www.hartzlerfuneralservices.com.