Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with the Rev. Joan Gaines officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Bruce was born April 16, 1934, in Henderson to Moody and Viola Barton. He married Deedie Guess on Feb. 16, 1952, in Clovis, NM. He and Deedie belonged to Curly Q’s Squaredancing Club. Clifford was a member of Coulter Road Baptist Church. He was a business agent for International Brotherhood of Sheetmetal Workers Local 432. Bruce enjoyed fishing, hunting, and an array of other hobbies.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Deedie Barton, on Sept. 23, 2014; and a sister, Gladys Tomlinson.
Survivors include a daughter, Teresa Phillips of Amarillo; a son, Alan Barton and wife Debra of Amarillo; two brothers, Porter Barton and wife Bobbie of Parumph, NV and Gary Barton of Kansas; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be made to a favorite charity.