ReGina Barton

(Riverton, Wyo.) – ReGina Barton, 28, of Laramie went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 3, 2014. A viewing will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. 

Regina Marie Barton was born on June 19, 1985, in Fresno, Calif., to Gary Robert and Regina Denise (Anderson) Barton. She spent her early school years in Hanford, CA attending Western Christian Elementary and Lemoore High School. She then moved to Riverton, Wyo., and graduated high school from Wind River High School. She received her Associates Degree from Central Wyoming College before moving to Laramie, Wyo., to pursue her Bachelors Degree, which she was working on at the time of her death. 

She was a member of the Youth Group with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 

She was also involved with FFA, Wyoming Youth Leadership Forum, Speech and Debate, and College Choir. 

Her family said that she hosted her own radio show and was very active in radio networking which was a passion of hers. She loved animals, was an avid 49ers fan, an avid Indy Car Fan, her favorite band was Nickelback and her favorite country music artist was Mark Chestnutt. 

Her family said that after her passing, they have realized how many lives she touched and how much love she was surrounded by with friends and relationships that she formed over the years. The family is truly amazed and thankful for the outpouring of support. 

She is survived by her mother, Regina (Don) Ball of Jackson, ID; her father Gary (Sandy) Barton of Fresno, CA; sisters, Hannah (Daniel) Gallagher of Riverton, WY and Meredith Ball of Salem, OR; her brother, Donovan Ball of Jackson, ID; her uncles, Cecil, Rick, and Alan Anderson all of Laton, CA; and numerous cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Richard Anderson and her grandmother, Betty Anderson. 

Memorials may be made to Spina Bifida Association of America in care of Davis Funeral Home 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501. 

8 Comments

  1. Anita Roman McLaughlin

    Thanks for the memories Regina. From CWC to here at UW you kept going. I appreciated your dry humor, you constant friendliness and your ability to find humor in any moment when I was spazing out in tutoring at CWC! IDK how many hours we spent studying and I am sorry you left so soon.

  2. Rebecca Kaminsky Shidel Smith

    Dale so respected Regina for sharing his passion for radio broadcasting while at CWC. Will miss Regina's smiling face and passion for life. God Bless you Regina.

  3. Julia Vavilova

    Oh Gosh..what did she die from?

  4. Annette Baxter

    Regina will truly be missed. She had a great sense of humor and always had hope for the future! My heart goes out to her family & closest friends.

  5. Tina Chipala

    Such sadness and heartbreak… An amazing woman with a heart of gold.. Still can't believe you gone but God is calling back His people now and though hard to accept you are in a better place my dear… Rest well

  6. Janell Hughes-Barber

    sorry i cant attend. when she was a lil girl one saturday morning just me and regina and her grandpaw richard she was watching cartoons in her p.js when all of a sudden she didnt walk. she didnt run. she flew, the fastest i ever seen her move. i asked her was the matter? she said, janell a big black hairy thing just ran out the fireplace its fast and it went that way. we both ended up on top of the furniture and screamed while her grandpaw laughed so hard he cried. i will never forget that . when i think of it brings a smile to my face. you will alwaysw be that lil girl to me. god bless you. love you .

  7. Joni Anthony

    She was at my 1st Wyoming youth leadership forma and then again last year and was there when I need her. I could tell her everything I can't be there tomorrow in person but I'll be there in spearit I hope every thing goes okay under the sircomestadcis . I help her the most at ylf last year we grow really cloes I'll really miss her she was like a sister to me . Rest in peaces Regina

  8. Ann Erdmann

    I'm sorry for your loss, Joni.

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