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Larry Ray Barton

December 25, 1957 — June 21, 2022



Larry Ray Barton, 64, of Elkhart, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born December 25, 1957 in Peace Valley, MO to Harold and Willodean Barton.  He married the love of his life Bonnie Burda on February 4, 1978 at the log cabin at Heaton Lake, Indiana.

Larry worked in the RV manufacturing business in shipping and receiving. He worked for Patrick Industries for over 25 years, in shipping and receiving, at Burnstines as a supervisor, Odyssey in the shipping and receiving at Goshen Coach as a chassis receiver.  He was a loving husband, father, brother and uncle.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Bonnie Barton; siblings Alice Oblinger, Roger Barton, Linda Goffe and James Barton;his grandchildren, Derek Carr, Timothy Carr, Cameron Carr, Amanda Carr, Daniel Carr, Dakota Carr and Jared Carr; great-grandchildren Dalton Myra Carr and Willo Carr . He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Willodean; his son Daniel J. Car, Jr and Johnny Carr; his siblings Butch Barton, Harold Barton, JR., and Rose Butterworth and grandchild Hayden Carr.

Burial will take place at 2pm on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola where Pastor Keith McFarren will officiate. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 Online condolences may be sent to

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