Ivan Lee Barnes, 81, of Rogers passed away December 24th, 2010 at Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale. Ivan was born November 15th, 1929 in Spring Valley, AR, the son of Gordon Lee and Mildred Maxine Morris Barnes.
Ivan was employed by Pile's Concrete and Vault in Lowell for 19 years before becoming co-owner of Barnes-Jones Excavation in 1974, a business he enjoyed until retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a step-father, D.D. Shaddox.
Ivan is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patricia Ann Ogden Barnes, of the home; three daughters, Sandy West of Little Flock, Sherry Garmon and her husband John of Alverado, TX, and Sheila (Jody) Luttrell and her husband Rick of Fayetteville; four grandchildren, Paula Wishon Olvera, Matthew Luttrell, Sarah Luttrell, and Brian Luttrell; and four great grandchildren, Cody, Courtney, Colton, and Joshua.
Graveside services, under the direction of Rollins Funeral Home, will be held at 10am, Wednesday, December 29, 2010 in Little Flock Cemetery.
Family and friends will gather at the home of Sandy West immediately following the service to celebrate and honor Ivan's Life. The family would like to thank the Circle of Life Earlene Howard Hospice House for their loving care and support of Ivan and his family. Donations can be made to the Circle of Life Hospice House in Ivan's name. Ivan will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Online condolences can be made at www.rollinsfuneral.com.