Robert M. "Bob" Barnes Lansing Passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at age 79. Born June 19, 1934 to Mark and Rose (Snider) Barnes in Lansing, Michigan. Bob retired from General Motors Fisher Body Plant. He also worked part-time for Wood's Gas Station. Bob enjoyed going to auctions, working with antiques and watching wrestling on TV. He also liked watching old TV Land shows including Gunsmoke and Andy Griffith. Preceding him in death were his daughter, Bobbi Jo Smith; sisters, Beverly Marek, Barbara McCarrick and his parents. Surviving are his daughters, Lynn Skippen, Laura (Robert) DeLine; grandchildren, Nicole (Cary) Waters, Joshua (Alicia) DeLine, Orion (Sheena) Smith, Jason Smith; 5 great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Skinner Funeral Home, Lansing Chapel. Family will receive friends at the funeral one hour prior to the service. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lansing Stoneleigh Residence. For online condolences please visit www.SkinnerFuneralHomes.com
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Feb. 4, 2014