Wilbur "Peter" Barnes
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Wilbur "Peter" Barnes, 74, of Tallahassee transitioned this life on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Big Bend Hospice. Mr. Barnes was born in Tallahassee and at an early age was moved to the State of New York with his mother and father, Virginia and Oliver Barnes. He attended the public schools and colleges of Jamaica, New York.
Mr. Barnes was a free-lance photographer who found beauty in every person and object.Upon his retirement he returned to Tallahassee to assist in the care of his mother. He was predeceased by his father, Oliver Barnes. He is survived by his mother Virginia Barnes; sister, Flossie Smith; uncle, George Henry, Jr. (Delverna); nephew, Milton Barnes; niece, Michelle Thomas; special cousin, Virginia Petty; and many cousins and friends.
He is a member of Swain Bethel Primitive Baptist Church. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at Swain Bethel Primitive Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. with burial in the Church Cemetery.
Strong and Jones Funeral Home
551 West Carolina Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on July 31, 2014