Carl Francis Barton
Born: May 18, 1929
Loc: Amity Twp. Erie Co. PA
Died: June 16, 2004
Loc: Hastings, Adams Co, NE
Bur: Parkview Cemetery, NE
(See Gravestone Photo Below)
Occupation: Construction/Iron Worker
Father: John Luther Barton
Mother: Viva Waive Chapin
Married: June 20, 1951 at Kearney, NE
Spouse: Betty LeVonne Sands,
daughter of John Sands
Children:  All Living
Married 2nd: Apr 29, 1984 at Hastings, NE - Spouse: Sharon Richardson
Went in to the service 2-18-46
Service: Chanute Army Air Base, Rantoul, Ill. Schooling for Radiosonde Operator. This is where a balloon is sent up with radio equipment hooked to it. By using this equipment we were able to tell the wind speed and direction, also the temperature and humidity. Was in instructor in electronics and went to Kearney Air Base, NE. We tracked weather balloons to a height of 30,000 feet. At that time it was the highest ever tracked. June 29, 1949.
Source: Ida Barton
Census: 1930 Census: Amity Twp. Erie Co. PA
Military: World War I -Corporal, US Army Air Force
US World War II Army Enlistment Records:
Name: Carl F Barton
Birth Year: 1928
Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania
State: Pennsylvania
County or City: Erie
Enlistment Date: 18 Feb 1946
Enlistment State: Pennsylvania
Enlistment City: Pittsburgh
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Funeral services were held Friday, June 18, 2004 at 10:30 am at North Shore Assembly of God Church with Pastor Tony Anderson officiating. Burial with military honors by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be in
Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, NE.