Orbin Gene Barnes


Gene was born in Yuma, AZ, on December 6, 1935, to Genevia and Hoss Barnes. Gene had one brother and two sisters, all of whom preceded him in death. Gene was the last of his immediate family.
Gene leaves behind his wife of 23 years, Barbara; stepchildren, Kevin Harbin and wife, Marianne, Karren Blanton and husband, Barry, and Kelly Truelove and husband, Jim; six grandchildren, Kristyn Hoyt and husband, Jared, Joshua Harbin and fiancee, Grace, Alex and Eric Blanton, Ian Haywood and wife, Stephany, and Sean Haywood and wife, Calista; one great-grandson, Easton Hoyt; and two great-grandchildren on the way. He also leaves behind a special nephew, Allan Eaton and family; other nieces and nephews; and four children from previous marriages.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, June 30, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Greenlawn Southwest Memorial Park, 2739 Panama Lane. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com.
Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest
Published in Bakersfield Californian on June 28, 2014
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