Johnnie Jefferson Barton, age 66, of Hosford, Florida, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at his home.
Johnnie was born in Quincy, Florida and was a truck driver most of his life. He was a pillar of Liberty County serving in the community as a First Responder, served with Florida Emergency Management Association on the community emergency response team, very active on the Liberty County Search and Rescue Team, Assistant Chief of Hosford/Telogia Fire Department, and was a member of Sons of Legionnaires and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church in Hosford.
Johnnie is survived by his longtime companion, Sandra Hoffmaster; two daughters, Annette Newberry and her husband, Dale of Bainbridge, Georgia and Cheryl Barton of Branson, Missouri; three grandchildren, Jonathan Barton, Cord Barton, and Trey Faircloth; one great-grandchild, Kenny Barton; his son, Dan Faircloth and his fiancée, Diane Keese of Telogia; his sister, Barbara Brunson of Quincy; several nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
The family will receive friends 10:00 a.m. ET, Wednesday, April 29, 2014 in Corinth Baptist Church in Hosford. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. ET in the church with Reverend Kyle Peddie officiating.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Phone is 674-5449 and you may offer the family condolences at adamsfh.com.