GAFFNEY, S.C. - Mr. Gary Thomas Barnes, 62, of 100 Fairfield Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
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Born in Shelby, he was the son of the late Tom Barnes and Neva Victoria Huskey Barnes. He retired from textiles, graduate of Kings Mountain High School and a Mason with State Line Lodge No. 375. Mr. Barnes was a member of Shiloh Presbyterian Church.
Surviving is a brother, Dennis Barnes Sr., and wife, Peggy, of Gaffney; a nephew, Dennis Barnes Jr., and wife, Catherine, of Gaffney; a great-niece, Morgan Barnes; and a special uncle, J.P. Huskey and wife, Sue, of Marion, S.C.
Graveside service: 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at Frederick Memorial Gardens
Officiated by: The Rev. Jack Phillips
Visitation: The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery. The family will be at the home of Dennis and Catherine Barnes, 2217 Overbrook Drive.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1886, Gaffney, SC 29342; or Senior Centers of Cherokee County, 499 Rutledge Ave., Gaffney, SC, 29340.
Funeral home: Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, S.C.
Online guest registry: www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory - Gaffney
1047 Chesnee Highway P.O. Box 850
Gaffney, SC 29341
Published in Shelby Star from Dec. 7 to Dec. 8, 2009