Loved His Family
CLYDE — William “Billy” Elbert Barton, 62, of Wesley Creek Road, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.
Mr. Barton was born March 20, 1950, in Transylvania County to the late Mint Barton and the late Kimley Fowler Barton. He had resided in Haywood County for the past 18 years and had been self-employed as a logger and also a landscaper. Mr. Barton enjoyed drag racing, owning his own car, “The Sneaky Snake,” which was a 1972 Dodge Demon. His family was the love of his life and he will be deeply missed.
Surviving are his wife, Cindy Reynolds Barton; a daughter, Eva Barton and Michael Middleton of Starr, South Carolina; sons, Ebb Barton and Billy Barton of Clyde; a granddaughter, Kimley Barton; a sister, Francis Maybin and her husband, Lewis Maybin of Heyburn, Idaho; brothers, Frank “Toby” Barton, of Canton, Earl Barton and James Barton of Brevard; many nieces and nephews.
Private services for Mr. Barton will be held at a later date.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Barton family and words of comfort may be shared at www.crawfordray.com.