Cover photo for James "Bimbo" Barton's Obituary
James "Bimbo" Barton Profile Photo
1968 James 2020

James "Bimbo" Barton

August 11, 1968 — July 12, 2020

James "Bimbo" Barton, age 51 of Mineral Bluff, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020, at Union General Hospital. He was born August 11, 1968, to the late Guy Arvel Barton Jr. and Linda Harris Barton. A Lifelong resident of the Mineral Bluff area, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing cards. He was preceded in death by his father, Guy Arvel Barton, Jr., brother, Chris Barton, and a nephew, James Howard Gibbs.

Survivors include mother, Linda Harris Barton, daughter, Breanna Barton, sister, Connie (Ralph) Gibbs, brother, Tony Barton, nieces, Toni Chambers, Chrystal Trent, and Jessica Thomas, great-nieces, Melissa Clore, and Krislyn Odom.

Graveside services: Thursday, July 16, 2020, at 11:00 am at the Chastain Memorial Park with Dr. Tom Jordan officiating. Pallbearers, Mike Jacobs, Billy Lovell, LeRoy Norton, Tony Barton, Scott Stewart, David Lee, and Tony Ware. Honorary pallbearers: Ralph Gibbs, and Russel Trent, Trenton Thurman, Jameson Cloer, and Jacob Thomas.

The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

Arrangements entrusted to the Henry Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James "Bimbo" Barton, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, July 15, 2020

6:00 - 9:00pm

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Starts at 11:00am

Chastain Memorial Park, Blue Ridge, GA.

4560 Old Highway 76, Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 12

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree