S: Donald Winston Barton
BC: Created by Donella Radabaugh January 2012
FC: Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." | Donald Winston Barton
1: Robert & Nelli Barton Don's Parents | Donald Winston Barton Born Dec. 15, 1932
2: Donald W. Barton Passed Away Dec. 27, 2011
3: Donald W. Barton, D.V.M., age 79, of Hamden, passed away Tuesday evening, December 27, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born December 15, 1932 in Adelphi, Ohio, the son of the late Robert L. and Nellie Borror Barton. Donald graduated from Vinton Local High School in 1951 and on August 16, 1952, he married Dollie L. Eberts. Donald attended Muskingum College where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and Biology in 1957. He continued on with his education at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine from where he graduated in 1967. Donald worked as a Veterinarian in his private clinic in Hamden, working with small and large animals, for over 30 years. He conducted countywide rabies clinics for Vinton County, worked livestock sales all around the region, including Athens, Ohio, Marietta, Ohio and Ripley West Virginia, as well as serving as the Veterinarian for the Vinton County Fair. Dr. Barton served the Vinton County Health Department for over 21 years as the Health Commissioner and as a Registered Sanitarian for over 10 years. In the past, he had served on the Hamden Village Council, the Vinton County Community Improvement Corporation Board and formerly attended the Puritan Free Will Baptist Church. Dr. Barton was a resident of Hamden for the past 44 years. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dollie Eberts Barton; children, Donna (Robert) Martin of Hamden, David Barton of Hamden, Dale (Roberta) Barton of Hamden and Dyanna (Brent) Byers of Peebles; grandchildren, Donella (Todd) Radabaugh, Yolanda (Ryan) Prater, Nathan (Amy) McManus, Nicole (Brad) McCunn, Brandon (Christina) Byers and Derek Barton; great-grandchildren, Darian and Eli Radabaugh, Miranda and Landon Prater, Noa McManus and Kanton Byers. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Howard R. Barton, M.D., and a great-grandson, Nathaniel McManus. At Dr. Barton's request, his body was cremated. A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 30, 2011, at 2:30 P.M., at the Truth Church, Route 683, in Hamden, with Pastor Jim Eberts officiating. Private burial will be held in the Adelphi Cemetery. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate memorial contributions be given to the Vinton County 4-H Endowment, P.O. Box 473, McArthur, Ohio 45651. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the McWilliams Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com.
4: Our Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." | The Jadwin Family
5: Growing Up! | Dr. Howard Gerard & Elizabeth (Jadwin) Barton | Don was the last delivery for Dr. Howard Barton, his Grandfather. | Howard Robert & Don
6: Growing Up | "Give the world the best you have and the best will come back to you." | Dollie & Don after wedding
7: Growing Up! | Senior | Muskingum Graduation
9: 1952 | Don & Frank Eberts
10: Our Wedding Day | "To love and be loved is the greatest happiness of existence." | Adelphi | August 16, 1952
11: Don & Dollie wed in Adelphi at the United Methodist Church and held reception in Bob & Nelli's house.
12: Don & Dollie | The Love of His Life... | 1951
13: Dollie L. Eberts | In Orton - 1940s | 50th Wedding Anniversary
14: Don's Graduations | Muskingum College New Concord, Oh Bachelor of Science Degree Double Major in Biology & Chemistry | 1957
15: Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine | 1967
16: When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers | Don & Ruth Minshall (Aunt)
17: Don & Donna | Christmas car. Don hung keys on tree and made Dollie find them.
18: Home is Where the Heart Is... | The Barton House & Feed Store
20: Family ~ Family ~ Family | The Barton Kids
21: Dollie & Thelma
22: Great Grandkids | Grandkids | Parents | Children | Nathanial McManus | Noa McManus
23: Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. | The Barton Family | At Thelma Ebert's house | 1951
24: Donna Louise Barton (McManus) Martin | Born November 23, 1953
26: David Paul Barton | Born January 7, 1960
28: Dale Robert Barton | Born April 12, 1961
30: Dyanna Lynn (Barton) Byers | Born October 19, 1963
32: Barton House in Hamden | Going to the Alumni Thelma's House
33: Christmas 1974 | Dale & Bertie's Wedding 6-28-80
34: Donella Radabaugh
35: Donella & Nicole
36: Yolanda Prater
37: Yolanda's Family | Miranda & Landon
38: Nathan McManus
39: Dollie & Nathan
40: Nicole Dawn McCunn
41: Brad & Nicole | Grandma Eberts & Nicole
42: Brandon Scott Byers
43: Brandon, Christine & Canton
44: Derek Robert Barton
45: Don, Derek & Dollie
46: Darian Nicole Radabaugh (Donella & Todd's Daughter)
48: Eli Ray Radabaugh (Donella & Todd's Son)
50: Miranda Mae Prater (Yolanda & Ryan's Daughter)
52: Landon Scott Prater (Yolanda & Ryan's Son)
53: Canton Scott Byers (Brandon & Christine Son)
54: Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories.
55: Enjoy Your Life!
61: Oh how we love you so...
63: Our Treasures | Our Dad, Grandpa, and Great-Grandpa In his firm and steadfast way He taught us how to live Always strong when things went wrong He held our lives together Always by our side Wiped our tears when we cried, scolded us when we were bad, Shined with pride when we succeeded and had faith in us when we failed The journey through life, Too quickly gone, gone for good Though sadden by his loss, he leaves us with the richest inheritance of all "Memories, love, family, and the next generation" Read by Donna (daughter) at funeral
65: Gone But Not Forgotten We sat beside your bedside, Our hearts were crushed and sore; We did our best to the end, 'Til we could do no more. In tears we watched you sinking, We watched you fade away; And though our hearts were breaking, We knew you could not stay. You left behind some aching hearts, That loved you most sincere; We never shall and never will Forget you Grandfather dear. Read by Donella (Granddaughter)
66: Sometimes It Takes A Storm When your waters are so troubled you don’t think you count at all Waves may seem like mountains when your boat is ho so small But somewhere past the clouds waits a new day to begin Sometimes it takes a storm to calm your storm within Chorus Sometimes it takes a storm to know you need a shelter When the anchors in your life disappear without a trace Sometimes the wind will rage before you sail calm waters Sometimes it takes a storm to find a hiding place They were drifting in the darkness the sea was all around They cried out to the Master please save us or we’ll drown Jesus heard their cries and mercy stilled the wind Sometimes it takes a storm to see the Son again Repeat Chorus Sometimes the wind will rage before you sail calm waters Lord thank You for the storms for I’ve found my hiding place Oh thank You for the storms Lord You are my hiding place Sung by Dyanna Lynn (daughter) at Don’s Funeral Service It was beautiful...
67: Online Messages For The Family "Our prayers are with you at this time. Doc Barton was always a friend in good times and their in the hard times. He always joked around to bring a smile to our faces. He was there for the community and would be there not only for us but also to guide us in the best way to take care of our animals. He will be sorely missed." Posted by: Rodney and Kristina Cartwright Hamden, OH Friend Jan. 03, 2012 "We had a wonderful service today. Grandpa would have loved it, it was a wonderful way to say goodbye. Thanks to all that attended. We will miss you Grandpa, you were the best." Posted by: Nicole McCunn - Albany, OH - Granddaughter Dec 31, 2011 Family of Doc Barton, "I have many memories of Doc at Athens Livestock Sales while working in the office through high school and college. We always had a smart comment or joke to tell each other. He will be greatly missed. You will be in my thoughts and prayers." Posted by: Travis West - McArthur, OH - Friend Dec 30, 2011 "Many great memories of going to the Carry Out and filling a brown paper bag full of candy and one pop. Traveling with him to the livestock sales every Saturday morning. I loved spending that time with him. He will be missed..." Posted by: Donella Radabaugh - Hamden, OH - Granddaughter Dec 29, 2011 "So sorry Dollie. Thinking about you!" Posted by: Lue and Bob Stewart Dec 29, 2011 "We are sorry to learn of Doc's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all." Posted by: Mike and Rhonda Dutcher and family - Hamden, OH Dec 29, 2011