James Dale Barton, 55 of Sapulpa passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, OK. He was born on November 30, 1956 in Tulsa, OK. to Raymond Carroll and Dortha Jean (Taylor) Barton. He worked at Lowe’s Building Center. He attended some college after high school. He liked metal detecting, fishing, watching NASCAR, gardening and being a baseball coach. He is preceded in death by his father, Raymond Carroll Barton; and brother, David Barton. He is survived by his wife, Beckie (Raper) Barton of the home; son, Bobby Barton of the home; daughters, Ann Leah Barton of the home and Tonya Schlecht and husband Andy of Jenks, OK.; grandchildren, Rebecca and Josephine Schlecht; mother and step father, Dortha Jean and Lane Ishmael; brothers, Donald Barton of Glenpool, OK., Doug Barton of Sapulpa, OK.; and sister, Trish Worthington of Cleveland, OK. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012 at First Christian Church, Sapulpa, OK. Officiating will be the Reverend Steve Allen. Honorary bearers will be Don Barton, Doug Barton, Rick Allen, Terry Gray and Andy Schlecht. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Sapulpa, OK.