Cledith Lane Barnes, 71 of Pearland, TX, passed away peacefully at home on August 18th, 2013 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was welcomed home by his mother Katie L. Mansfield Barnes, and his wife Frances Beatrice "Bee" Hofford. C.L. is survived and greatly missed by his two brothers Clarence and Gary Barnes, his son Robin Barnes and his wife Julie, his daughter Tara LeGrand and her husband David, and his grandchildren, Elizabeth Gaskamp, Brianna Gaskamp, and Jennifer Wells.
Born on October 27th, 1941 in Arkansas, Cledith honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1959-1964 aboard the USS Coral Sea. In 1968 C.L. found his home in Pearland, TX, in the same home he would later find eternal peace.
A skilled machinist, C.L. went on to successfully own and operate C&C Machinery for the rest of his life.
If you would like to come and celebrate C.L.'s life, memorial services will be at The American Legion Post #490, 11702 Old Galveston Rd, Houston TX 77034, on Wednesday September 04, 2013 at 2 pm.
In lieu of flowers please donate to Toys for Tots, c/o Toy Run Committee, Attn: Amy Foster, PO Box 1069, Pasadena, TX 77501