D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Pine Valley

1320 E. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, IN


Joseph Kenneth Barnett

December 2, 1940August 7, 2019

Joseph Kenneth Barnett, 78, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at his residence. Joe was born on December 2, 1940 in Kosciusko, Mississippi to the late Jake and Geneva (Bonds) Barnett.

He graduated from High School in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. On September 21, 1963, he married Carol Ferko at Holy Communion Church in Racine, Wisconsin. Joe worked for Edy’s in Fort Wayne as a Production Coordinator for 12 years. He enjoyed gardening, especially growing tomatoes. Joe also enjoyed watching the Colts, Broncos, and nature documentaries. Survivors include his wife Carol Barnett, children; Kevin (Elsa) Barnett, Bradley (Jessica) Barnett, and Christina Barnett, 4 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, and brothers; Truman Barnett and Bobby Joe Barnett.

There are no services at this time. A graveside service will be scheduled at a later date. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.domccombandsons.com.


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Joseph Kenneth Barnett

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Jerry O'Brian

August 12, 2019

Kenny and I spent a lot of time together as we were growing up and really , the two of us were like brothers. Sadly, we drifted apart as we grew into adulthood.

But many of my happiest childhood memories are about me and Kenny out doing something. Rest in Peace Kenny.

Picture is Kenny and I way back in 1951 in Ashland, Oregon.