Jose Sanchez Barron IV, a 19-year-old former Trenton, MO resident passed away at 4:55 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the University of Columbia Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the Trenton High School Gymnasium. A rosary will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday at Resthaven Mortuary with a visitation to follow until 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton.
Jose was born on January 5, 1998, in Trenton, MO the son of Jose Jr. and Dena (Sims) Barron. He graduated Trenton High School in 2016. His High School activities were Track and Band, where he played several different instruments and his expertise being the trumpet. He was a recipient of the John Phillip Sousa Award. He had goals of being a Band Director/Music Composer. He was currently enrolled in the State Fair Community College music program in Sedalia. He was an active member of the City of Sedalia Concert Band.
Survivors include his parents, Jose Severino Jr. and Dena Barron; brothers, Tyler Coberley and his wife, Renae of Purdin, MO and Jose Severino Barron III and his fiancée, Nicole Edwards of Chillicothe, MO; sisters, Vanessa Hibner and her husband, Jacob of Chula, MO and Melody Nichols and her companion, Luke Farris of Brookfield, MO; paternal grandfather, Jose Severino Barron Sr. of Trenton, MO; paternal grandmother, Mary Ann Sims of Trenton, MO; also surviving are several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Glen Dean Sims; paternal grandmother, Nancy Barron; uncle, Michael Sims; and aunt, Kristy Sims.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Jose Sanchez Barron IV Memorial Fund; they can be left at or mailed to Resthaven Mortuary, P.O. Box 587, Trenton, MO 64683.
Jose Barron the fourth was a 2016 Trenton high school graduate. He was enrolled in the State Fair Community College music program at Sedalia; with goals of being a band director/music composer. Barron had primarily played trumpet while a member of the Trenton high school band.
As a tribute, the Trenton high school band – along with alumni of the band – plan to perform during the 2 o’clock funeral on Sunday. Band instructor Tim Gilham says rehearsals will be Saturday at 2 o’clock and Sunday at 11 o’clock.