OBITUARY

Murwin "Bud" K. Barnes

January 24, 1925June 22, 2020

Murwin “Bud” Barnes, 95, died peacefully on June 22, 2020, at Glen Oaks Special Care in Urbandale.

Bud was born on January 24, 1925, to Bruce and Burma (Dillon) Barnes in Union, Iowa. He married Ruth Fulton in 1953, and together they had three children. Bud was an entrepreneur throughout his life and enjoyed storytelling and fishing. He was a member of Valley United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Monty and Maurice, cousin Lloyd, and wife Ruth. He is survived by his children Bruce (Judy) of Cedar Rapids, Sheila (Paul) Scavo of West Des Moines, and Barry Barnes of Santa Paula, CA; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 pm on Thursday, June 25, at McLaren’s Resthaven Chapel in West Des Moines. Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Thursday. Burial with military honors will be at Resthaven Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

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Gayla Coffman

June 25, 2020

I admired Bud's devotion to make it to church every Sunday. His daughter was so great to bring him. Ruth was in our circle and we in joyed her so much, she had a good sense of humor . I just enjoyed them so much over the years, they will be missed.
God bless all of you.
Gayla

Glen Lookingbill

June 25, 2020

Bud and Ruth were two of the people who welcomed us into the Valley Church when we joined. We enjoyed many coffee visits and laughs. Glen and I will keep you in our prayers.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY