Ronnie Barnes


HOLCOMB — Ronnie D. Barnes, 63, of Holcomb, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.

HOLCOMB — Ronnie D. Barnes, 63, of Holcomb, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.

He was born Jan. 14, 1949, in Garden City, to Eddie and Grace Leora Koch Barnes. He graduated from Ingalls High School in 1968.

On Jan. 20, 1968, he married Doyleen M. Knight in Garden City.

Mr. Barnes worked at the Garden City Co-op for 38 years, working as a millwright in the elevator department.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Paula M. Nowak of Holcomb, and Christy L. Allen of Berryville, Ark.; a son, Ronnie Dean Barnes Jr. of Lubbock, Texas; a brother, Bobby D. Barnes of Garden City; two sisters, Wanda Holmes of Garden City, and Vivian Van Vleet of Shawnee; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Michael, Eddie Wayne and Lynn; and a sister, Joquetta Perry.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Garden City. Burial will be at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

Visitation hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Condolences may be emailed to Memorials to the Ronnie Barnes Memorial Fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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