William Thomas Barnes

Fordyce, Arkansas

Jun 3, 1925 – Dec 8, 2017 (Age 92)


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Benton Funeral Home - Fordyce, AR - Fordyce Obituary

William Thomas Barnes, 92, of Fordyce died Friday December 8, 2017 at his home. Born June 3, 1925 at Ivan, he was a son of the late William Bart Barnes and Ruth Summers Barnes. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clarice Steelman Barnes; brother, Doyle Barnes, and daughter-in-law, Lynn Barnes. He is survived by three sons, Larry Barnes and his wife, Debbie of Fordyce, Mike Barnes and his wife, Susan of Benton, Mark Barnes of Fordyce; brother, Homer Dean Barnes of Fordyce; sister, Christine Morgan of Fordyce; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday December 9, 2017 at Barnes Cemetery. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net.

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Just saw where you lost your dad. I am so sorry for your loss. The Barnes family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

I always enjoyed visiting with Mr. Bill. Prayers for his family during this most difficult time.

My deepest sympathy he was a very dear man


My condolences and prayers on the loss of your Dad. One summer I worked for your Dad at Hampton, he was a great boss and I had the upmost respect for him. In the last several years I only talked to Bill a few times, but it was always a pleasure. I will always remember your Dad as a good friend and a good man.

Larry, Mike, and Mark, I am so sorry about Mr. Bill and send sincere condolences, along with my thoughts and prayers to you and all your dear ones. All of Cooterneck, Bucksnort,and Fordyce will miss Mr. Bill as he made his frequent journeys keeping watch over on his community. Praise Jesus for today there is a jubilee going on in Heaven celebrating his homecoming.

We are so sorry for your loss prayers for your family

I will miss seeing Mr. Barnes go down the road. He was always so nice to pull over for the drivers behind him.

My prayers and condolences to his family.

Larry, Mike and Mark. Sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great manmrgsi