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Obituary - Mark Todd Barton

Mark Todd Barton, son of Ronald David Barton and the late June Adeline (Ramsey) Barton, was born June 16, 1977, in Houston, Mo. He passed away April 19, 2020, at his home in Raymondville, making his age at the time of death 42 years, 10 months and three days.
Mark graduated from Licking High School in 1995. He married Melitta Lynn (Powell) Stoops on October 1, 1999. They had one daughter, Markeyetta Dawson Genevieve. They divorced on January 15, 2004. He then married Shay Barton on September 4, 2005. He had four other children, Gabrielle Acacia Jade, who passed away on March 20, 2008, Madeline Christina Hope, Mackayla Harley and Maggie Rain.
Mark joined the Army in 1999. He held several jobs during his short life, never quite finding his niche in this world. He loved baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinals, and anything Harley Davidson. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. 
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charley and Zella (McCoy) Ramsey, and Elmer and Sylvia (Morgan) Barton; his mother, June; daughter, Gabrielle; stepbrother, James Gobble; four uncles; and two aunts. He is survived by his father, Ronald and wife Tbon of Bucyrus; wife, Shay of Licking; daughters, Markeyetta of Springfield, Madeline of Missouri, and Mackayla, Maggie, and their mother, Melissa Edgerton (Mark’s girlfriend) of the home; sister, Mara (Barton) Strycharz, and her boyfriend, Travis Miller of Springfield; step-sister, Tisha (Gobble) Canzoneri and husband, Lawrence of Old Greenwich, Conn.; and nephews, Brandon Joseph Strycharz and Ethan Alexander Strycharz of Springfield, Alexander Gobble of St. Louis, and Nicholas Canzoneri of Old Greenwich, Conn. He was to become a grandpa in December. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
No services are planned at this time. Cremation was under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. To express online condolences, go to www.evansfh.com.


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