Memorials may be made to American Heart Association 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago Il. 60674 or American Diabetes Association, 425 South Woods Mill. St Louis, MO 63017
Joe Louis Barton, 75, of Festus, entered into eternal rest on October 27, 2015 at his residence. He loved to hunt and fish and was an avid member of NRS. Born on July 19, 1940 in Saint Louis, Missouri to his late parents Lyman E. and Hazel K. (Reegs) Barton.
He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Virginia (Seaton) Barton. Joe is also survived by sons Billy (Pam) Eads of Festus, MO, Joe Barton III of Festus, MO; daughter Robin (Rick) Stis of Festus, MO; brother Lyman E. Barton of Sasilito, TN; grandchildren: Amanda Stis, Nicole Stis, Anthony J. Barton, Adam Eads, Evan Eads, Ashley Tannihill, Maddie Jo Barton, Robert Curry, Josh and Alecia Mason & Jessica Mason; great grandchildren: Steven Hedrick, Daymein Hedrick, Kollin Russell, Mia Times, Marissa Times & Ellie Mason. He was preceded in death by a son, John L. Barton.