Jackie W. Barnes Sr., age 70 of Covington, Ohio passed away at 9:45 A.M. Sunday December 9, 2012 at the Heartland Nursing Home Piqua, Ohio. Jackie was born November 20, 1942 in Evarts, Kentucky and the son of the late Bill & Neva (Haney) Barnes.
He retired in 2005 from Hobart Brothers of Troy, Ohio and was a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. Jackie was a member of the Hickory Grove United Baptist Church of Greenville, the Eagles Lodge of Covington and the Bradford Community Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Kimberly Michelle Morgan and two brothers Ronnie James and Bobby Ray Barnes.
Jackie is survived by his wife Rose G. (Jones) Barnes of Covington. They were married June 12, 1965. Also by his sons and daughters in law Jackie W. & Michelle Barnes Jr. of Piqua; Christopher M. & Shannon Barnes of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Andrew J. Cindy Barnes of Piqua. There are 13 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, sisters & brother in law Linda & Earl Curry and Brenda Barnes all of Greenville, brother & sister in law Doug & Bev Barnes of Greenville and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday December 13, 2012 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Tom Jones and Pastor Gary Wagner co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Miami Memorial Park Cemetery Covington, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home. The Greenville Veteran's Honor Guard will conduct Military Honors on Thursday at 2:00 P.M. in the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Hickory Grove United Baptist Church of Greenville, Hospice of Miami County or Heartland Nursing Home of Piqua.