MANCHESTER, MD Francis "Lee" Barnes, 68, died Sunday morning, Jan. 20, 2013 at his residence. Born December 29, 1944, in Hanover, he was the son of the late Louise Rebecca Logue and Vernon H. Barnes, Jr. Survived by wife Patricia Ann Barnes. He worked for Black and Decker, Good Year and the Carroll County Board of Education. He was a veteran of the Army serving in Vietnam. He enjoyed playing rummy, shooting pool, darts, horseshoes and recycling collectables. In addition to his wife he is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Joseph H. and Serenia Barnes of Swansboro, N.C.; daughters and son-in-law, Janet Louise and Jason Sprinkle of Hanover, Amy Elaine Barnes of Westminster, Samantha K. Barnes of Reisterstown, Md., and Allyson Lea Barnes of Manchester; step-daughters Tina Antkowiak of Hanover and Ronda Rowles of Taneytown, Md.; a brother, Alfred E. Barnes of Westminster, Md.; grandchildren, Tyler Barnes, Grace Barnes, Cheyenne Sprinkle, Charles "Wyatt" Sprinkle, Hailey Barnes, Harley Barnes, Nate Rowles and Lexi Antkowiak. Also survived by numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by brothers, James Vernon and Paul B. Barnes; a sister-in-law, Rebecca G. Barnes; and a granddaughter, Alyssa Ann Sprinkle. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Joey Heath of Stone Chapel United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Stone Chapel Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to set up a trust fund for daughter Allyson Lee Barnes; PNC Bank, c/o Allyson Lea Barnes, 406 Englar Rd., Westminster, MD 21157. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.FletcherFuneralHome.net
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Published in Evening Sun on Jan. 22, 2013