Lloyd William "Billy" Barnes, 73, died Wednesday, April 16, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah.
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Mr. Barnes was born in Pulaski and graduated from Metter High School and lived many years in Guyton before moving to Brooklet 15 years ago. He retired with 43 years of service from the Union Camp Corporation and was a member of Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church. He was an avid gardener, enjoyed spending time outdoors and especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Mr. Barnes was preceded in death by his parents, William Tilton and Dolan Williams Barnes; and a brother, Wayne Barnes.
He is survived by wife, Blanche Barnes of Brooklet; son, Lloyd William Barnes, and his wife, Kim, of Pulaski; three stepsons, Billy Cook and his wife, Marina, of Newport, Tenn.; Lewis Cook and his wife, Cindy; and Grady Cook and his wife, Angie, all of Brooklet; daughter, O'deborah Arnsdorff and her husband, Tony, of Guyton; four sisters, Elsie Huggins of Oliver, Karen Woodcock of Metter, Rachel Rossen and her husband, Tony, of Statesboro, and Geraldine Boyette of Pulaski; aunt, Melba Hendrix of Statesboro; 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 18, at Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with Elder Tyler Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Upper Mill Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Please visit our online memorial at www.hodgesmoore.com to sign our online guest book and share fond memories with the Barnes family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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