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Braxton Robert Barton

Braxton Robert Barton Braxton Robert Barton passed peacefully in the arms of his loving parents on October, 23, 2017. He was born on September 26, 2017 at Stormont Vail in Topeka, Kansas.

Braxton is the son of Andre' and Victoria (Hodges) Barton of Manhattan, Kansas.

He is survived by his paternal grandparents, Bob and Jane Barton of Wichita, Kansas and Virginia Davis of Manhattan, Kansas; maternal grandparents, Dennis Hodges of St. George, Kansas and Jane Eckart of Manhattan, Kansas; great-grandmother Irene Hodges of St. George, Kansas and great-grandfather George Roth of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Born several weeks early, Braxton was able to respond to his parent’s sweet touches and open his eyes for their voices. His gorgeous blond hair was as soft as silk and he was simply beautiful. Braxton immediately stole the hearts of the nurses. Braxton gave us a lifetime of love during his short time on earth. If love was medicine, he would have all he needed.

Funeral services will be held at Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan, Kansas, on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow the service at the St. George Cemetery in St. George, Kansas.

Donations can be given to the parents so they can personally hand deliver to families in the NICU at Stormont Vail Hospital. Cards and donations may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at

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