Kody Barton, 32, of Burlington, formerly of Mount Pleasant, died Monday, October 9, 2023, at his home.
Kody was born July 4, 1991, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, the son of Kevin and Gina (Luko) Barton. He graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 2010. He worked various jobs with Hope Haven. Kody enjoyed anything to do with farming including driving tractors and combines, mowing, and tilling. He looked forward to long side by side rides with his dad while listening to country music. Kody carried a backpack with pictures, candy cigarettes, and beef jerky chew. He was known to offer up a friendly wave, an ornery laugh, and grin. Kody especially enjoyed teasing his nieces and nephews.
Kody is survived by his mother, Gina Rooks of Mount Pleasant; father, Kevin (Linda) Barton of Mount Pleasant; 5 sisters: Aimee (Eric) Sanderson of Hillsboro, Lisbeth (Vegas) Whaley of New London, Whitney (Jake) Falline of Mount Pleasant, Haley (Willy) Callaway of Stockport, Gracie Rooks of Mount Pleasant; thirteen nieces and nephews: Alexis, Silver, Lukus, Landon, Christian, Lane, Pru, Olivia, Isis, Norah, Kollyns, Oaklyn, Fallyn; and grandmothers: Shirley Luko of Mount Pleasant and Mary Detrick of Mount Pleasant. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Rex and Lavina Barton, Russell (Luke) Luko, Betty Ballard and Larry Detrick.
Funeral Service will be held 10:30 am Saturday, October 14, 2023, at the Olson-Powell Chapel and Crematory in Mount Pleasant. Burial will be in the Lambirth Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Hope Haven. www.powellfuneralhomes.com