Aaron J. Barnes
1990 - 2014 GREAT BARRINGTON Aaron Joseph Barnes, 24, of 138 Christian Hill Road, formerly of Becket, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Berkshire Medical Center following a motorcycle accident earlier in the day in Hinsdale. Born in Pittsfield on April 26, 1990, he was educated in Becket and Washington schools, and was a 2008 graduate of Wahconah Regional High School where he played football. At the time of his death, Mr. Barnes was employed by T & M Electric in Dalton where he had worked the last four years as an electrician apprentice. Aaron is being remembered for his humorous spirit. He enjoyed riding his Harley and was a member of C.O.B.B.. He enjoyed camping and drawing. Aaron leaves his Mom and Dad, Yvonne and Patrick Galliher of Becket, and his father, Michael C. Barnes of Pittsfield; three sisters, Heather M. Keefner of Lee, Sara E. Barnes of Westfield, and Cheyenne S. Galliher of Becket; three brothers, Korrie M. Galliher and his wife, Emily, of Pennsylvania, Adam J. Galliher of Becket, and Kyle Mitchell of Northampton; his maternal grandparents, George and Mildred Pettit Houghtlin of Pittsfield; his paternal grandparents, Richard and Dorothy Osterhout Barnes of Pittsfield; paternal grandparents, Geraldine and the late Stephen Galliher of Becket; his fiancee, Jaime L. Keefner of Great Barrington; many cousins, aunts, and uncles, and two nephews, Aden and Devon, and a niece, Aubree. He was predeceased by a brother, Joshua Willis, in 1987. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Aaron Joseph Barnes will be held Monday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. at DERY FUNERAL HOME in PITTSFIELD with the Rev. David A. Anderson, pastor of First Baptist Church in North Adams, officiating. Burial will follow in Pittsfield Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his mother, Yvonne L. Galliher, in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.
Dery Funeral Home
54 Bradford Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Aug. 9, 2014