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Hewitt P. Barton, Sr.

February 25, 1938 — December 28, 2022

D'Iberville

Hewitt P. Barton, Sr. “The Papa”, 84 of D’Iberville, MS passed away on December 28, 2022 in Gulfport, MS.

He was born on February 25, 1938 in Biloxi, MS to Ramsey and Edwina Barton. He was a college graduate. He was a Journeyman Wireman for the Local Union 903 IBEW for over 50 years. He served in the Army. He was a one of a kind man. He was generous and a jokester, he loved to make people laugh even when he was down. He was the Rainbow Dad for years. He was a 32-degree mason and he belonged to Ann Grayson Eastern Star. He loved life and his two German shepherds, but he loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren even more. They were the light of his life.

Hewitt was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Harriet Fritz Barton; and his parents, Ramsey and Edwina Barton.

He is survived by the love of his life, Erika Hardy; children, Hewitt P. Barton, Jr., William P. (Deborah) Barton, Jonathan U. (Cindy) Hardy, and David J. (Dena) Hardy; grandchildren, Kristina Anne (Ronald) Cuevas, Jay Hardy, Kay Hardy, and Katelyn Michelle Barton; great-grandchildren, Raven BreAnne Cuevas, Brinley Jade Cuevas, Juniper Hardy, and Blaize Hardy; brother, James “Jimmy” Alden Barton; and pets, Lady Greyson and Benjamin Franklin.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Howard Avenue, Biloxi, MS. Friends may visit thirty minutes prior. Burial will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Howard Ave. is honored to serve the family of Mr. Hewitt P. Barton, Sr.

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Visitation

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

10:30 - 11:00am (Central time)

Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home - Howard Avenue

675 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home - Howard Avenue

675 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530

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Visitation

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

12:30 - 12:45pm (Central time)

Biloxi National Cemetery

400 Veterans Ave., Biloxi, MS 39531

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