Zachary Ryne Barton, 28 of Walnut Ridge; passed away suddenly June 21, 2020. 

Born December 9, 1991 in Fayetteville, son of James Barton and Stacy Martz. He was united in marriage to Elaina Pankey on October 4, 2014. He was a previous deputy for the Lawrence County Sheriffs Office and an active duty patrolman for Jonesboro Police Department. He loved the Ocean, playing Video Games and spending time with his family and little girls. 

Preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Lloyd Martz. 

Survivors include his wife, Elaina of the home; two daughters, Zoey and Hannah; his father, James (Arlene) Barton of Springdale; his mother, Stacy Martz of Saffell; one sister, Tori Barton of Saffell; a paternal grandfather, Everett Barton of Fayetteville; a maternal grandmother, Pamela Martz of Salem; and many other relatives and friends. 

Funeral Service will be Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 2 P.M. in the First Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge with Bro. Keith Marlin and Bro. Deshawn Pankey officiating. Pallbearers will be Nathan Pankey, Jacob Trinidad, Ryan Pfitzner, Ryan Huskey, Blake Simmons, and James Harrison. Interment will follow in the Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of the Bryan Funeral Home. 

Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 P.M. till 8 P.M. at the First Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge.