Robert A. Barton, Sr., 72, of Lake Katrine and a former Red Hook and Rhinebeck resident, passed away on July 24th, 2017 at his home.
Born on February 14, 1945, in Red Hook, NY, he was the son of the late Alfred and Mae (Noney) Barton.
Robert married Grace June Nichols and she predeceased him in 2002.
For many years and until his retirement, Robert worked on the Irv Fraleigh Farms in Red Hook, NY.
Robert was an avid fair participant and enjoyed showing poultry at the Dutchess County Fair. He was also an avid walker- collecting cans along the way, and enjoyed crossword puzzles and coloring.
Robert is survived by his two sons, Robert (Christina) A. Barton Jr. of Lake Katrine, NY and Shawn Barton of Kingston, NY. He is also survived by his sister Betty Miller, and two nephews Tom Miller Jr. and Mike Miller, all of North Carolina, along with extended family and friends.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his daughter Amanda Marie Barton.
Graveside services will be held at 1:45 pm on Friday, July 28th, 2017 at Red Church Cemetery, Tivoli, NY.
Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.