Theodore Morgan Barton, age 81, died Sunday, February 1, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the Church of the Resurrection, 6317 Sunset Lake Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC. The family will receive friends following the service.
Mr. Barton served in the Korean War in the US Army where he earned a purple heart. He was an active member in the Lions Club where he served as past president. He was an active treasurer of the Fuquay Historic Society and was a member of the Church of the Resurrection. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Theodore is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dona Laughin Barton; six daughters, Shirley Mabry of Raleigh, NC, Keri Gortz of Cleveland, OH, Renee Barton of Fuquay-Varina, NC, Jeanette Keeler of Columbia, Mo, Vickie Gaber and husband, Steve of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Elaine Barton-Kashmer and husband, Jason; son, Allan Barton of Wichita, KS; ten grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Transitions LifeCare, 200 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
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Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at thomasfuneral.com.