Brian Barton

Brian David Barton

December 23, 1960 - August 31, 2018 


Brian David Barton, 57, of Rittman, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 at his home after a sudden illness.

Brian was born Dec. 23, 1960 in Marion, IN to Charles and Betty (Turner) Barton and was a graduate of Wadsworth High School.  He married Kimberly Gammell on Oct. 3,2010 and he had made his home in Creston prior to moving to Rittman.  He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing and being outdoors.

Surviving are his wife, Kim; children, Michael (Colleen) Barton and Anita (Madison) Davis both of Ravenna and Erica Barton of Canton; step-children, Michael (Chelsea) Manchak of Wooster and Kelli (Jeremy) Steiner of Ashland; grandchildren, Ronan, Philip, Madison Sara, Avery, Corra and Mikey; step-grandchildren,  Brokk and Remmy; his mother, Betty Fitzgerald of Florida and sisters, Debbie (Roger) Golden of Florida and Cindy (Stan) Robbins of Indiana.  He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Kevin.

Brian requested that there be no calling hours or services.  Murray Funeral Home in Creston is handling arrangements.  Tributes may be shared at

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Name: Jim and Mary Ann Clement

 Please accept our sincere condolences for the loss of Brian. It was such a shock.  We remember his deep "booming" voice and his laugh-it is a great loss for all of his family. So very sorry-loved him.  Jim and Mary Ann Clement 


Name: JoAnn Sullinger (formerly Wellman)

Kim, so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.







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