JAMES GLENN (JIM) BARTON
Adopted DEC 21, 1940 ~ JUNE 8, 2015
Jim Barton passed away on June 8, 2015 at Kelowna General Hospital with family
by his side at the age of 75. Jim will be fondly remembered by his wife Sharon, daughter Kristine Stewart, son Patrick
Barton (Adele), his most loved and cherished granddaughters Kaillie Stewart and Addison Barton. Also survived by his wife’s family, Lanis and Geoff Graham and Jeff Warner. Jim was predeceased by his parents James and
Pearl Barton and his sister Betty Barton.
Jim was born in Regina then adopted and raised in Ogema SK. In his 20’s he moved back to Regina and later Saskatoon to work for S.G.I.O. He met and married Judy and they moved to the Okanagan in 1968. Living in Penticton until finally settling in Kelowna in 1970. In 1968 they had Kristine and in 1971 Patrick came along. Jim worked for Fruit Growers Mutual and later ICBC from 1974-2000 when he retired. Jim started a new chapter in his life marrying Sharon in 2003 after many years of being together! They enjoyed numerous activities including dancing, hiking, spending time in their yard and socializing with their many friends.
Once retired Jim devoted his time to his loving grandchildren; making his annual trip to Saskatoon every September for Kaillie’s birthday and spending as much time with Addison as he could. He also enjoyed his woodwork, slo-pitch, volleyball and BSing with anyone that
would take the time to listen.
A celebration of Jim’s life will be held Friday June 19, 2015 at 1:00pm at Springfield Funeral Home 2020 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may
be made to the Adoptive Families Association of BC www.adopt.com.
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by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com