Robert Rondal Barton, 62, of Macclenny died Wednesday, May 25, 2011 in Lake City following an extended illness. He was born and resided in Macclenny all his life.Mr. Barton was a former correctional officer at Florida State Prison until his retirement. He was a member of the Olustee Baptist Church, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of Masonic Lodge #122 of Sanderson, a member of the Macclenny Moose Lodge, the American Legion and the VFW. He was preceded in death by son Robert R. Barton Jr. and his father T.J. Barton.
Survivors include his mother Annie M. Barton of Macclenny, sisters Sue (Mark) Keiser and Diane Barton, both of Lake City, Marlene (Harold) Strickland of Orange Park and Carolyn (Delbert) Combs of Macclenny; grandchildren Robert R. Barton III and Brianna Barton.
The graveside funeral service was held at 3:00 pm on May 28 at Macedonia Cemetery in Baker County with Rev. Tim Cheshire officiating. Guerry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.