MEREDITH — Jerry David Barton, 49, of Meredith, died at his home on Sunday, August 4, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mr. Barton was born October 24, 1963 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the son of the late Jerry and Jane (Critchett) Barton and had been a long time resident of Meredith. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and had been employed at High Grounds Craftsman.
Mr. Barton's life was his family and they came first. He was known for his sense of humor. He loved poker and playing cards with family and friends and playing tournaments at the Lakes Region Casino. He enjoyed camping and loved motorcycle riding with his wife.
Survivors include his wife of twenty-six years, Carol (Whitcomb) Barton, a daughter, Haley Barton and a son, Kenneth Barton, all of Meredith; a brother, Kenneth Barton, of New Jersey and a sister, Tammy Schmelter, of New Jersey.
Calling hours will be held from 4PM to 7PM on Friday, August 9, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the carriage house entrance.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at the Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, N.H.
Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Meredith.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Carol Barton, PO Box 1563, Meredith, NH 03253.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go www.wilkinsonbeane.com.