COVINGTON - Jackie W. Barnes Sr., age 70, of Covington, Ohio, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Dec. 9, 2012, at the Heartland Nursing Home Piqua, Ohio.
Jackie was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Evarts, Ky., and the son of the late Bill and Neva (Haney) Barnes.
He retired in 2005 from Hobart Brothers of Troy, Ohio, and was a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. Jackie was a member of the Hickory Grove United Baptist Church of Greenville, the Eagles Lodge of Covington and the Bradford Community Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Michelle Morgan; and two brothers, Ronnie James and Bobby Ray Barnes.
Jackie is survived by his wife, Rose G. (Jones) Barnes of Covington. They were married June 12, 1965. Also by his sons and daughters-in-law Jackie W. and Michelle Barnes Jr. of Piqua, Christopher M. and Shannon Barnes of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Andrew J. Cindy Barnes of Piqua. There are 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, sisters and brother-in-law Linda and Earl Curry and Brenda Barnes, all of Greenville; brother and sister-in-law, Doug and Bev Barnes of Greenville; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio, with Rev. Tom Jones and Pastor Gary Wagner co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Miami Memorial Park Cemetery Covington, Ohio.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The Greenville Veteran's Honor Guard will conduct military honors on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Hickory Grove United Baptist Church of Greenville, Hospice of Miami County or Heartland Nursing Home of Piqua. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com