Raymond W. Barnes, 81, of Kingsland, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.
Born June 5, 1935 in New London, Ohio, he was the son of the late Albert and Mabel Barnes. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty W. Barnes, daughter, Tonya Johnson, and daughter in law, Rae Barnes.
Mr. Barnes had been a resident of Camden County since 1982, and was the owner and operator of Kingsland Plumbing and Electric Co. Most recently he had worked with Kingsland Ace Hardware until his retirement. He was a member of the Kingsland First Baptist Church, and a veteran of the United States Army serving his country honorably during the Vietnam Era.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Kingsland First Baptist Church Chapel at 10:00 am, with Pastor Brian Parker officiating. Burial to follow at Lawnwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 pm to 8 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.
Pallbearers: Ryan Norton, Alex Norton, Mitchell Johnson, Mark Johnson, Matt Johnson, Harry Legates. Honorary: Kingsland First Baptist Church Grace Sunday School Class.
Survivors include his loving life partner, Flo Legates of Kingsland; three sons, Todd Barnes of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Tracy Norton (Katherine) of Orlando, FL, Tim Norton (Renee) of Kingsland; son in law, Mark Johnson of Hilliard, FL; seven grandchildren, Kathryn Barnes, Alex Norton, Mitchell Johnson, Matt Johnson, Ryan Norton, Ashley Norton and Kendal Norton; several nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Raymond Barnes be made to Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, 31525.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.