December 11, 1936 to May 28, 2019
Born to Levi and Edith (Shull) Barnes.
Graduated from Colby, Ks High School in 1956. He attended college at Kansas State College, and the University of Kansas. Joined the United States Marine Corp in 1957. Discharged January 20, 1960. Worked for George McKee , the Alcohol Beverage Control for the State of Kansas, Orkin Pest Control and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. He retired from Burlington Northern Santa Fe May 31, 2002.
Married Lois (Adair) Barnes May 09, 1964. To this union 2 children were born. Daughter Sherry (Barnes) Duckett and son Jeffrey Barnes.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years Lois and Step Daughter Shayla (Jimmy Elliot), Daughter Sherry (Scott Duckett), Son Jeffrey (Rachel). Brother Levi (Patsy) and 2 sisters Vetha (Roger) Cormier and Birkley Barnes. Brother in Law Lloyd (Helen) Adair, Larry Lane. 9 Grandchildren: Waymon(Tamara), Shellie, Sarah, Kristina(Tobi), Danielle(Michael),Lena ,Ivy, Keston and Kyson. 14 Greatgrandchildren. Many Nieces and Nephews and numerous friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, half-brother Russell, half-sister Violet, sister Flora Forbes and brother-in-law Alden Forbes, brother George and sister-in-law Reba Lane.
Celebration of Life Service on June 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Lincoln Berean Church, 6400 South 70th Street in Lincoln. Use the north entrance. Pastor Bob Rice officiating. Luncheon after the service. Private graveside.
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