John Robert Barnes was born on May 4, 1953, and passed away in Katy on his 60th birthday. He was born in Cozad, Nebraska, to Robert & Lucille Barnes. On March 14, 1981, he married Paula Shouppe in Columbus, Georgia. He has lived in Katy since 1998, where he attended St. Peter's United Methodist Church. John worked for Onyx Homes.
He is survived by his wife, Paula S. Barnes; daughters, Alison Stinnett and husband David, Ashley Barnes, and Amelia Barnes; grandchildren, Sophie and John Mitchell; sister, Debbie Feldser and husband Mike; and his mother, Lucille Barnes. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert H. Barnes.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, in Katy, with Rev. Kimberly Meyers officiating.
Those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to the Lutheran World Relief, P.O. Box 17061, Baltimore, MD 21298-9832.