Obituary of Robert W Barton
Robert W. Barton, the son of the late Edmond Barton and Easter (Mason) Barton was born in Cherokee, Alabama on August 19, 1935. He passed into the realm of eternal rest on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at the Bridgeway Care and Rehab Center in Hillsborough, NJ.
Robert (Bob) grew up and attended school in Newark, NJ. Upon graduating from high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, where he served his country for 20 years. He received numerous awards and certificates while serving his country.
Robert often talked about his experiences in the military, becoming a P.O.W. while serving in the Vietnam War, and being saved by his fellow Airmen.
In June, 1966 Robert married Susie, who preceded him in death on December 16, 2003.
He was a proud member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Burlington, NJ, since November 10, 2002.
Robert enjoyed traveling and fellowshipping with others.
Robert Barton had four sisters: Elvira Rutland, Lue Ella Mead, Zelle Robinson and Nellie Hayes all preceded him in death.
Left to cherish many memories are: Great Nieces: Roselyn Daniels, Hillsborough, NJ, Doris N. Malone (Rev Amos Malone) Sayreville, NJ, Min. Audrey E. McNeil (Rev Linwood McNeil) Irvington, NJ, Great Nephew: Edgar Watts Jr. (Kim), Nephews: Percy Nottingham, Edmond Mead, (nieces) Dorothy Watson, Vivian Jasper, a host of greats nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Special friend Hattie Walden.
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