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Services Wednesday for Christopher A. Barton

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Christopher A. 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.

Funeral services 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.

Memorial donations may be given to his daughter, Ayda.

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Posted 6/26/2017





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