James Barton, a player who plied his trade mainly on the Challenge Tour has passed away at the age of 38.
Barton was recently a quarter-finalist in Challenge Tour Event Seven losing out to eventual finalist Mark Walsh.
Joe Cullen was one of the players to take to Twitter to speak about the news; he said he is ‘absolutely devastated’.
The Rockstar went on to say that they shared a room when he started to play; he summed it up by signing off the message with ‘Will miss you mate’
Tags: James Barton
Absolutely devastated to answer the phone this morning to the news that my friend James Barton ‘odd job’ has passed away suddenly last night. 38 is no age at all. He was my roommate when I first started playing. Horrible news!!
Will miss you mate!! ?
— Joe Cullen (@rockstar_13_) June 1, 2019
Author: Samuel Gill