Daniel Barton, 58

Daniel B. Barton, 58, of Huntington, passed away at 3:59 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. 

He was born, in Wabash, on Feb. 22, 1960, to Larry and Joan (Pogue) Barton.

Dan was a 1978 graduate of Southwood High School. He worked in skilled trades for General Motors in Roanoke.  Dan was member of the LaFontaine Christian Church and United Automobile Workers. Dan loved fishing, hiking and mushroom hunting at the Salamonie State Forest.

Dan is survived by his father, Larry (June) Barton of Kokomo; two sons, Matthew Barton of Bloomington, and Andrew Barton of Marion; daughter Stephanie Barton, Federal Way, Wash.; sister, Lori (James) Dove of Fort Wayne; and special friend, Wanda Smith of Huntington. 

He is preceded in death by his mother, Joan. 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main St., LaFontaine.  Mark Pogue will be officiating.  Burial will follow immediately at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2019 Feb 05