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Loyce Barton Jr.

He was born June 3, 1951. He was predeceased by his mother, Beatrice Messorle, and his father, Loyce Lindsey Barton Sr. He is survived by his daughter, Heather Barton; sister, Pat Weathers; brother, Fred Barton; and several aunts and cousins.

He graduated from Landrum High School and attended Clemson University, where he received an associate&squo;s degree in horticulture. He worked as a pressman at the Landrum News Leader for 25 years.

A memorial service will be held at Oak Grove Baptist Church on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m.