Barton, Bruce M. – Obituary

Discover your
family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

choose a state:
Start Now

Bruce M Barton, 73, long time resident of Roseburg, Oregon died Friday, April 25, 2003, at Edgewood Pointe Assisted Living Complex in Beaverton.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date in Texas with the spreading of the ashes in the Gulf of Mexico.

Bruce was born March 31, 1930, in Baker. He was the son of Fay W. and Grace Stewart Barton. He attended Baker County Schools and graduated from Pine Valley Union High in Halfway.

Bruce enlisted in the Navy becoming a Seabee, spending time on Adak Island in Alaska and Cubi Point in the Phillipines. After his time in the service he worked construction on Brownlee and Oxbow dams on the Snake River. He also worked on the Hanford Atomic Plant in Richland, Wash., before moving to Roseburg in 1965 where he was employed by Oregon Water Corporation and the City of Roseburg in water treatment. During this time he attended classes at Umpqua Community College. Bruce enjoyed fishing, hunting, and traveling.

On March 29, 1958, Bruce married Moya Ayling in Boise Idaho.

Bruce is survived by his wife, Moya; son Walter and wife Karen of Roseburg, son, Bruce L of Clackamas; daughter, Barbara and husband, Glenn Bright of San Angelo, Texas; sister, Claire Wiese of Portland; sister-in-law, Barbara Barton of Baker City; grandchildren, Jessica, Aaron and Bethany Barton of Roseburg and Gregory, Alexander, and Rachel Bright of San Angelo, Texas.

In lieu of flowers if you wish to honor Bruce a contribution may be made to St Vincent Hospice in Portland or the American Cancer Society.

Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, May, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor



MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 16 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/barton-bruce-m-obituary.htm - Last updated on Jun 2nd, 2011

Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.