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George Lester Barton

June 2, 1932 May 10, 2019
George  Lester Barton
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Obituary for George Lester Barton

George Lester Barton, 86, of 180 Capri Court, Danville, Va. passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 while at Sovah Health, Danville. George was born June 2, 1932 in Kentucky to the late Evelyn Bass Baron and the late George M. Barton. He was married to the late Nellie Pearl Barton, who predeceased him on April 17, 2019. George served in the U. S. Army and later worked as an inspector for Goodyear Tire and Rubber for many years.

George is survived by a daughter, Melody Kay Rader (Lyle Kay) of Morrisville, NC; two sons, Marvin Barton of Chatham, Va. and Michael Raymond (Elizabeth Ann) of Jackson, MI. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents and wife, George was predeceased by a sister, Deborah Barton.

The family will honor the memory of George with a private memorial service at a later date.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Barton family. Online condolences may be made at

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