Arthur "Art" Barter

August 12, 1941 - May 5, 2015

Arthur Barter, age 73, of Allen, Texas, passed away May 5, 2015. Art was born August 12, 1941, in Somerville, Massachusetts, to Arthur Harold and Marjorie A. (Short) Barter. He married Cynthia Allen on November 25, 1993, in Plano, Texas. Art proudly served in the United States Navy. He was always proud of his grandchildren and they had a special place in his heart. Art loved riding his motorcycle, golfing, and sailing. He was a true New England sports fan especially the Patriots and the Red Sox.

He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Barter of Allen, Texas; daughter, Catherine Atamian and husband, John of Naples, Florida; son, Joey Turner and wife, Emily of Plano, Texas; grandson, John Atamian; granddaughter, Emma Turner; brothers, Robert Barter and wife, Sue and Alan Barter and wife, Joyce, all of Florida; sister, Beverly Rainville and husband, Norman of Florida; sister-in-law, Gerrie Barter of Waltham, Massachusetts; Uncle Bob Short and wife, Laura, also of Waltham; first wife, Marilee Florence of Florida; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jerry and Mary Ann Allen of Plano, Texas; brother-in-law, Jerry Allen, Jr. and wife Judy of Waco, Texas; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Rick Barter.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Faith Presbyterian Hospice or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

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Dear Cindy, I just learned of Arthur's passing. Word travels slowly as I work out of my home. I remember him as a gentleman with a great sense of humor. We will miss him and send along blessings to you and your family. Chan Reis , October 16, 2015 Please accept my sympathy to the family for your loss, may precious memories of your loved one comfort your hearts during this emotional time, soon, sickness and death will be removed forever - Isaiah 25:8; Isaiah 25:8; Psalms 83:18. Doris C., May 22, 2015 Cindy I send my prayers to you at this very hard time. I am thnking of you and the famiy. Take Care Gerrie Barter, May 9, 2015 Cindy, I was sorry to hear of your loss. I know this is a sad time with a lot to go through. You are strong and capable and this will help. I wish you many blessings, and many loving memories. judi oehler, May 8, 2015 Art was not only my son in law, he was also my friend. He was a person you could depend on. I loved him and I will miss him. Jerry Allen, May 8, 2015