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WILLIAM P. BARNES


WILLIAM P. BARNES, 85, of Auburn, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed peacefully on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at home. Born in Norwich, Ohio, he was the son of the late Forest and Sadie Barnes. He served his country in the Navy and was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W., Eagles, Moose and Navy Club. He was a retired Electrician from the N.G. Gilbert Corp after 31 years of service. He is survived by his companion, Rosemary Wall of Auburn; brother, Donald Barnes; and sister, Anna Mae Wilson. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth "Libby" Barnes, in 2003; and a brother, Rollin Barnes. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Covington Memorial Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, with calling two hours prior to service. He will be laid to rest at Covington Memorial Gardens. Preferred memorial are to the American Legion. www.covingtonmemorial.com

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 11, 2012
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