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April 19, 1970 ~ November 15, 2023 (age 53) 53 Years Old
David E. Barton, Jr., age 53, of Ottawa, KS, passed away November 15, 2023, at University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.
David was born April 19, 1970, in Atchison, KS, the son of David Eugene Barton, Sr. and Lillie (Kline) Barton. David graduated from Ottawa High School with the class of 1988.
David recently worked for Domino’s Pizza, Ottawa, KS and American Eagle Focus workforce. Previously he worked for seven years at McDonald’s in Ottawa and ten years at Wal-Mart in Ottawa.
David never knew a stranger he was always kind and quick to help anyone in need. He had no enemies. He was a drummer for various bands for thirty-seven years and loved his drums. Was an avid Kansas City, Chiefs fan and also enjoyed K.U. sports. David loved his jobs and always made his co-workers smile but most important to David was his beloved wife, Shelly. He loved her dearly and it was obvious to everyone of their family and friends how special she was to David.
On May 29, 2009, David was united in marriage to Shelly Hulcy in Ottawa, KS. They shared fourteen years of marriage.
David is survived by his wife, Shelly Barton, Ottawa; his mother, Lillie Barton, Ottawa, Ks; three step children, William Hulcy, Garnett, Ks, LeeAnn Lines, Texas, Spencer Hulcy and his wife, Cheyenne, Garnett, KS; three brothers, John Barton and his wife, Renee, Wellsville, KS, Mike Markgraf and Tiffany, Texas, Matthew Markgraf, Texas; and ten grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his father David Eugene Barton, Sr.
A Celebration of David’s Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, 2023, at Grace Community Fellowship, Ottawa, KS. The family will greet friends for a visitation from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, Ottawa, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to David Barton Memorial Fund sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS, 66067. Online condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.