Thomas Bradley (Brad) Barnes|
Thomas Bradley (Brad) Barnes, 63, of Medina passed away suddenly, following complications from surgery on Friday, July 4, 2014.
He was born May 29, 1951 in Fairmont, West Virginia to Ed and Dean Barnes. Brad graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in 1969 and received a B.S. and Masters Degree in Civil Engineering and MBA from West Virginia University.Brad was the owner of North Central Engineering in Canton, Ohio which is an engineering and consulting firm. He enjoyed golfing, WVU sports, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Kathryn (Kitty) Austin Barnes; loving sons, Troy Barnes and wife Julie of Medina, Ohio and Bryan Barnes and wife Amy of LaGrange, Ohio; grandsons, Jake and Luke Barnes and Michael and Andrew Lade of Medina; sister, Rutha (Ruthie) Barnes of Fairmont, W.Va.; mother-in-law, Bonnie Austin of Thornton, W.Va.; brothers-in-law, Danny Austin, Marty and Marie Austin, and Terry and Michelle Austin; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Dean Barnes; and father-in-law, Neil Austin.
Friends and family may call on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 from 1 to 8 p.m. at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick 44212. Services will take place at 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. A memorial service and interment will take place in West Virginia at a later date. Contributions may be made in Brad's memory to the Granger Fire Department, 3737 Ridge Road, Medina, OH 44256. Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on July 7, 2014