Milton A. Barton, 93, Westport

Milton A. “Buzzy” Barton, 93, of Westport died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at the Kindred Transitional Care & Rehab-Highlander in Fall River. He was the husband of Beatrice “Betty” (Oliveira) Barton; they were married for 70 years.
Born in Fall River, son of the late James and Edith (Wilkinson) Barton, he was a lifelong resident of Westport and a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army.
Prior to his retirement, he worked as a truck driver for J.J. Taylor Co. in Dartmouth, formerly known as Sterling Beverage Co.
He was a life member of the Fox and Coon Club of Dartmouth, V.F.W. Ouellette Post 8502 of Westport and the Westport Fishermen’s Association.  Mr. Barton was an avid hunter and fisherman and a communicant of Our Lady of Grace Church, Westport.
Survivors along with his wife include his two daughters, Edythe B. Sylvia and Betty Ann Carvalho, both of Westport; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late James Barton Jr.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, Westport.
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