Edwin Logan Barton, 76 of Fort Branch, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.
He was born October 10, 1938 in Mt. Vernon, Indiana to the late Howard T. and Mary (Gunter) Barton.
He was a veteran of the U. S. Army during the Korean
War. Ed took early retirement at age 55 after working at the Farmers National
Bank in Princeton for 35 years. He was a member of Rotary International, Prince
Masonic Lodge 231, National Rifle Association and Pheasants Forever.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rita (Sturgeon) Barton of Fort Branch; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Cathy Barton of Princeton, Tracy and Krista Barton and Stephen and Darla Barton all of Fort Branch; 5 grandchildren, Whitney (Ryan) Fonte, Haley, Jacob, Lora and Jozie Barton; 2 great grandchildren, Taylor and Parks Fonte; brothers and sisters, Marvin (Sue) Barton of Petersburg, Bobby (Pat) Barton of Indianapolis, Nancy Barton of Alabama, Shirley Robinson of Haubstadt, Jason Barton of Indianapolis and Amy Wright of Fort Branch.
He was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Gussie and Dutch Sturgeon; and a brother-in-law, Mike Sturgeon.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Jeff Pinney officiating. Burial will follow at the Maple Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 until 8 p.m. Friday at the Colvin Funeral Home. Military rites will be provided by Retired Military Veterans.