John T. (Tommy) Barnett

John T. Barnett (Tommy)
66, Born March 20th, 1947 in Compton, Ca. Passed away on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at home in Rialto. Tommy lived a life of love and happiness and will be missed by all who knew him. Tommy was a 3rd Generation, Local 433 Structural Ironworker for 37 years and retired for 9 yrs. He was a wonderful husband to Deletta R. Barnett and brother to Jane Simmons. Tommy was a devoted father to his Son; Chad Palmer and Daughters; Dana Gowens and Tommi Anna Barnett. He was a loving Grandfather to Caylah Palmer and family puppy Dakota. He was proceeded in death by his Father; Thomas H. Barnett and Mother; Alberta H. Barnett. All friends and family are welcome to join us in their casual Patriotic and Ironworker attire at his "Celebration of Life" gathering held at the family home in Rialto, On Saturday, January 11th, 2014 anytime between 10am-7pm. For address and donation information please contact Daughter, Dana at (909) 746-1449 or The family is asking that in lieu of flowers, please donate to "Homes for our Troops" in memory of Tommy. You can donate directly through their website; or contact Dana for alternative donation info.

Published in San Bernardino Sun on Jan. 5, 2014