Schroon Lake, David Augustus Barton, 92, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021, at the Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs, NY
David was born February 28, 1929 in Victory Mills, NY,, the son of the late Augustus and Sarah F. (Perry) Barton. David was also predeceased by his wife Hilda, his brother George, his son-in-law Chuck, and his stepson Carl Russell.
David was a US Navy Veteran having served aboard the USS Hugh Purvis during WWII. He was Honorably discharge to the National Guard and later joined the Navy Sea-Bee Reserve and retired after 20 years of service.
David was a member of the Schroon Lake American Post # 982 and the Schroon Lake VFW Post #362. He was a life member of the Schroon Lake Senior Citizens. He was a truck driver his entire life, driving for several companies over the years.
Survivors include his sons David E. (Susan) Barton and James Barton (Donna), his daughters, Linda Michadick and Debi Krebs (Steve), his sister Celia Stewart, his first wife Hazel, his step-children, Phil and Kathy Russell, Mary Jo Russell, Mike Wells, Hazel Wells, and Bonita Wells, 12 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild along with several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at the Severance Cemetery, Stowell Road, Schroon Lake, NY.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may take the form of donations to a charity of choice