Carl Edward Barton, 64, of Bedford, died Monday, June 24, 2019. He was born in Bedford, VA on July 26, 1954 a son of the late Juanita Barton Fizer and step-son of the late Melvin G. Fizer. In addition to his mother and step-father he was preceded in death by a brother, Michael “Tommy” Barton and brother-in-law, John B. Carter. Carl was an endowed member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and visited the Holy Temple. He is survived by his brother, Kevin Fizer; sisters, Rebeca Carter, Charlene Douglas and husband Scott; six nieces and nephews, seven great-nieces and nephews, and four great-great-nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Virginia Memorial Park, with President Tim Edward officiating. Family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut Street, Bedford. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1325 Longwood Ave, Bedford, VA 24523. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.