OBITUARY

Robert Lee Barnes

September 1, 1931October 25, 2013
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Robert Lee Barnes was born on September 1, 1931 in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. He passed away on October 25, 2013 in El Paso, Texas after having been a resident here for the last 40 years. Robert was a proud veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. His service in the United States Army lasted 20 years and during that time, he received several commendations including a Purple Heart, at the time of his retirement he was an SFC E-7. He is preceded in death by his beloved son Tony Barnes and his sister Margie. He is survived by his loving wife Olivia Barnes and his brothers Wilmott South, William Barnes, Alexander Cunningham and their respective wives; he also leaves behind several beloved nieces, nephews, two daughters, three grandchildren, three brothers-in-law, and a son-in-law. His warm heart and easy smile will be greatly missed. His memory will live in our hearts forever. We will love you always! Visitation will be at Martin Funeral Home Central on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Religious Service will be at 9 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Friendship Baptist Church with Interment following at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Martin Funeral Home Central, 3839 Montana Ave.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 30, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 31, 2013
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Robert Lee Barnes

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LaRue&Delmar Hill

November 4, 2013

A dear man, we have known Rob for 45 years. Always helpful. To his family. Our prayers are with his family. May he rest in peace.

October 31, 2013

Mr. Barnes was a great nieghbor any could ask for, he will greatly be missed

David Loza

Carlos hall

October 31, 2013

Cherish the memories

Mike Casey

October 31, 2013

Mr. Barnes,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your years of dedicated service and sacrifice for our Country when you served in the U.S. Army-especially during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. And to your family and loved ones I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

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