Mr. Barron died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Mountain Lakes Medical Center.
Born Aug. 10, 1934, in Habersham County, he was the son of Wavery Barron and Lexie Kastner Barron. In addition to his parents, Dillard was preceded in death by a brother, Payton Barron, and two sisters, Eulene Tatum and Susie Elrod.
Mr. Barron worked for the U.S. Forest Service as a law enforcement officer for many years and was made a federal marshal. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division and was a member of Rabun Gap Masonic Lodge No. 265. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church and also attended Battle Branch Baptist Church. He was a very caring and loving husband and father.
He is survived by his loving wife, Blondine Mitchell Barron of the home; two sons, Ernest (Ernie) Barron and his wife Anita of Tiger, and Mitchell Barron of Clayton; one brother, Odis Barron and his wife, Sandra, of Batesville; two sisters, Lucille Simerly of South Carolina and Joan Kimsey and her husband, Lamon, of Cleveland; a granddaughter, Samanda Barron Dickerson and her husband, David; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations in memory of Dillard Barron may be made to Battle Branch Baptist Church, P.O. Box 483, Clayton, GA 30525; or to Providence Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 12030 state Route 197 N., Clarkesville, GA 30523.
An online memorial register book is available.
Beck Funeral Home, Clayton, was in charge of the arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, June 4, 2014