Daniel B. Barton, 58, of Huntington, Indiana, passed away at 3:59 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born, in Wabash, on February 22, 1960, to Larry and Joan (Pogue) Barton.
Dan was a 1978 graduate of Southwood High School. He worked in skilled trades for General Motors in Roanoke, Indiana. Dan was member of the LaFontaine Christian Church and United Automobile Workers. Dan loved fishing, hiking and mushroom hunting at the Salamonie State Forest.
Dan is survived by his father, Larry (June) Barton of Kokomo; three sons, Matthew Barton of Bloomington, Andrew Barton of Marion and Eric Ryder of Wabash; daughter Stephanie Barton, Federal Way, Washington; sister, Lori (James) Dove of Fort Wayne; special friend, Wanda Smith of Huntington; and former spouse, Debra Barton of Marion. He is preceded in death by his mother, Joan.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, IN 46940. Mark Pogue will be officiating. Burial will follow immediately at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com.