Barton, age 23 of Chesterton, passed away suddenly on June 24, 2017, at
Porter Regional Hospital.
He was born on May
4, 1994, in Lodi, CA, to Kirk and Lisa Barton, both surviving in Chesterton.
Chris is also
survived by his daughter, Ayda Barton of Valparaiso; his girlfriend, Lindsey
Johnson of Valparaiso; his brother, Kirk T. (Keri Hasek) Barton, Jr. of
Chesterton; his sister, Tess L. Barton of Chesterton; his maternal
grandfather, Jim (Brenda) Watson of Chesterton; and by his maternal
grandmother, Colleen Watson of Chesterton.
He is preceded in
death by his paternal grandparents, Thomas and Linda Barton.
Chris lived life to
the fullest. He was a very fearless individual, a quality which many
admired. He died doing what he loved doing. He had so much charisma and an
electrifying personality. To know Chris was to love Chris. He was also
extremely proud of all his accomplishments throughout his life. He deeply
loved his family, his friends, and most of all, his beautiful daughter of
whom he was incredibly proud.
will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 7 p.m., at White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 South Second Street, Chesterton, with Pastor Tim Wanless
officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until
time of service at the funeral home.
may be given to his daughter, Ayda.
Memories may be