Aug. 29, 1952 - Dec. 23, 2010
Bradley Jay "Sam" Barton, age 58 years, of Dayton, died Dec. 23, 2010, at the Providence St. Mary Medical Center. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at the First Christian Church in Dayton with Pastor Jim Edwards officiating. Those who wish may contribute to the charity of the donor's choice. For the donor's convenience donations may be made through Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home 111 S. 2nd St. Dayton, WA 99328.
Sam was born Aug. 29, 1952, in Ogden, Utah. His parents were Randall "Jay" and Florence Earl Barton. The family moved to Dayton in 1963. He attended Dayton Schools with the class of 1971 until he moved
to Boise. He returned to the Dayton area in the early 1970s and worked for Green Giant Co. in the warehouse as a forklift operator until he became disabled in 2000.
In 1985 Sam married Wendy Kenney in a ceremony held in Dayton. They later divorced.
Sam enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and boating. He liked playing the guitar and the piano. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Dayton and a longtime member of the Dayton Eagles. He also enjoyed visiting with friends and family.
He is survived by his daughter, Tiffani; son, Codie;
granddaughter, Emily, all of Vancouver; a brother and sister- in- law, Randy and Lori Barton, of Dayton; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Jill and Pete Parcells, of Walla Walla, Stacey Chavez, of Beaverton, Ore., and Valerie and Dale Fahey, of Melba, Idaho; his step-mother, Dona McKay of Pasco; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Brandon Barton.