5/17/14 —— Lavoy Barton Jr.

Lavoy Barton Jr., of Tullahoma, passed this life on Monday, May 12th, 2014 at his residence at the age of 86.

Mr. Barton was born in Jackson, Michigan to the late Bertie L. and Mary Ceal Throneberry Barton Sr.

During his life he worked as an Electrician with Arnold Engineering Development Center and was a member of Highland Baptist Church in Tullahoma. Mr. Barton was also a Shriner, a 32nd Degree Mason, as well as a former County Commissioner.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Susie Barton of Tullahoma; son, Eddie Barton and his wife Suzanne of Normandy; three daughters, Lisa Barton of Tullahoma, Karen Carlini of Simpsonville, S.C., and Kay Beller of Murfreesboro; two brothers, Roy Barton and his wife Martha of Tullahoma, and Thomas Barton and his wife Arey Jean of Tullahoma; eight grandchildren, Dr. Ginny Doroshenko and her husband Luke of Normandy, Blake Barton and his wife Allison of Normandy, Laura Smith, Daniel Barton, Ashlyn Carlini, Spencer Easterling, Clayton Easterling, and Jordan Easterling; and three great-grandchildren, Cobe Smith, Kathryn Smith, and Emmie Smith.

Visitation for Mr. Barton will be held on Friday, May 16th, 2014 from 5:00-9:00 pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, May 17th, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Don Dixon officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Masonic Rights. Pallbearers will be Blake Barton, Daniel Barton, Spencer Easterling, Jordan Easterling, and Clayton Easterling.

For those who wish, donations may be made to the Highland Baptist Church Building Fund at 808 Hickory Street, Tullahoma, TN 37388.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.flower1