Seth Dawson Barnes Jr.

Seth Dawson Barnes Jr. passed away on August 25, 2018 at the age of 81. He is survived by his beloved wife Joann Barnes nee Brunner of Foristell, Missouri; daughter, Judy (Don) Cozart of Foristell, MO; two sons, Jimmy (Janet) Barnes of Overland Park, KS; Donnie (Alison) Barnes of Wentzville, MO; sister, Inez (Bill) Copelin of Xenia, IL; 6 grandchildren, Jesse, Brittany, Tyler, Rachel, Joshua, Garrett; 7 great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Aspen, Casen, Walker, Holden, Sadie, Rylen. He is preceded in death by his father, Seth Dawson Barnes Sr., mother, Helen May Barnes nee Brown.

Seth graduated from Springfield High in Springfield, IL. Following high school he went on to attend college at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for 2 years. After college Seth met the love of his life, Joann Brunner and then proceeded to serve our country in the United States Air Force for 4 years. After coming back home from service he married Joann and they happily celebrated 55 years of marriage. He worked at McDonnel Douglas as a missile inspector for 38 years and retired in 1995.

After retirement he enjoyed camping, fishing, deer hunting, working on cars (was a Ford man), enjoyed collecting coins, an avid card player, and big fan of the Cardinals and Blues. Seth enjoyed going to Lou Yager Lake in Litchfield, IL and cherishing his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He always made sure to have Cheez-Its around for when they visited. Seth loved his family and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral service was held August 29 at Pitman Funeral Home, with interment in Our Lady Cemetery in Lake Saint Louis.

Memorials may be made to the , in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentville, Mo 63385.

Funeral Home

Pitman Funeral Homes & Cremation Services
1545 Wentzville Pkwy Wentzville, MO 63385
(636) 327-6600
Published in Lincoln County Newspaper Group on Sept. 13, 2018