Robert E. Barton, 97, died March 15, 2020 at High Plains Retirement Village Assisted Living in Lakin. He was born on May 17, 1922 in Garden City the son of Earl & Mae Stewart Barton.

Robert attended Garden City schools. He served in the United States Army. After his discharge he returned to Garden City and was the Freight Clerk for Santa Fe Railroad along with being a carpenter who built several homes in Garden City.

There will be no funeral services held. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Condolences may be posted at