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David E. Barnes

1933 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
David E. Barnes Obituary
Barnes, David E. 85, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully, June 9, 2018 at Munson Hospice House with his loving family by his side. David was born to Earl and Martha Barnes on January 1, 1933 in Newark, Ohio. On February 1, 1952, he married Barbara Westbrook in Mt. Pleasant, where they lived until moving to Traverse City in 1978. With his wife, Barbara, they raised five children. Following graduation from high school, David worked for Roosevelt Refinery and later in furniture sales in Mt. Pleasant. After moving to Traverse City, David worked briefly in real estate. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; sons, Devon (Terry) of North Carolina, Mitchell of Traverse City, Dan (Mary) of Williamsburg, Bill of Traverse City and daughter, Holly (Gordon) of Grand Rapids. David was known for his wit and love of a good story. He was an avid sports fan and long time fan of the Detroit Tigers. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guestbook and share your thoughts and memories with the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to the are appreciated. Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.
Published in Morning Sun on June 13, 2018
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