Larry Hugh "Barney" Barnes, 73, of Cottageville, W.Va., passed away July 10, 2013, at the Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston.
He was born Oct. 3, 1939 in Marietta, Ohio, a son of the late Earnest and Dolly Hanna Barnes.
He was a self employed truck driver/owner and operator for 50 years and he enjoyed working on and riding Harley Davidsons.
Barney had served in the United States Marine Corps from 1956 thru 1959. He was a member of the American Legion of Charleston.
Surviving is his wife, Mary Ann Eddy Barnes; one brother, Jerry Lee (Dianna) Barnes of Washington Bottom; one daughter, Kathy Lynn Barnes Van Meter of Rockport; one stepdaughter, Michelle Lynn Radcliff of Rock Wall, Texas; one stepson, Robert Kenneth Wilson of Tucson, Ariz., and a half-sister, Lisa Dawn Sims of Waverly; 12 grandchildren; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Lee Barnes, and a brother, Donald W. Barnes and a nephew, Rodney Barnes.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 Fifth Street, Parkersburg; his brother Jerry Barnes and friend, Shawn Lauderman will be speaking and burial will follow at the Lubeck Cemetery. The visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.kimesfh.com
The family requested that donations be made to the Hubbard Hospice House at 1001 Kennawa Drive, Charleston, WV 25311-1824.