CPT Eugene J Barton was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/06/2024 at the age of 84.4
Vass, NC
Flight Class 69-46
Date of Birth 09/15/1939
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Phil Keith

More detail on this person: Eugene James Barton, Jr, 84, of Cameron, NC passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Eugene was born September 15, 1939 in Blandford, MA to the late Eugene James Barton Sr., and the late Francis Baker Barton. He is survived by his wife Mary Opal Barton; his children; Eugene James Barton, III, Wayne Allen Barton (Laura Daly), Evelyn Barton Tennant (James), and Teresa Barton Chriscoe (Troy); 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; his sister Beverly and other extended family. He is also survived by Opal's children; Tony Holder, Tim McNeill, Gail Matthews, Terry McLean, Marla Stone, and Jill Black; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren, and other extended family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Elfriede Barton Walters, second wife Peggy Phillips Barton, and all of his brothers. Eugene retired from the US Army with the rank of Major in 1977. After retiring he opened a service station for about 12 years, and later owned and operated Barton's Auto Sales and Wrecker Service in Vass for many years. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Burial information: Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery

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Date posted on this site: 03/10/2024

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