Ralph Barnes, 82, of Miner va, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at Alliance Community Hospital, fol lowing a long illness.
Born in Canalou, Mo., on July 16, 1921, he was the son of the late Donald and Clea (Mor row) Barnes. He was a retired dairy worker, having worked for Lawson's Dairy.
He is survived by hs wife, Edith Marie (Willey) Barnes; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey L. and Wendy Barnes of Ocala, Fla., Dwight A. and Geri Barnes of Minerva; daughter, Julie DeAssis of Canton; sister, Gwen Hawk of Georgia; grand children, Michael (Evelyn) Barnes, Tracy (Peter) Oliver, Terri (Blake) Berreger, all of Canada, Lisa (Greg) Athey of Hartville, John (Ruth) Barnes of Garrettsville; great-grandchildren, Christopher and Caitlin Barnes, and Baby Berreger, all of Canada; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sister, Ann Brubacher.
Calling hours will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Bartley Funer al Home in Minerva, with funeral services at 4 p.m. Following cremation, burial will be at Hill side Memorial Park in Akron. Friends unable to attend may register online at our web site www.bartleyfuneralhome.com (Bartley, 330-868-4114.)