OBITUARY

Mark Andrew Barnett

February 20, 1959July 31, 2018

Mark Andrew Barnett, born in Pontiac, MI on February 20, 1959, passed away on July 31, 2018. Mark was preceded in his passage to Heaven by his loving parents Beverley Ann and Guy Vernon Barnett and is survived by siblings Phyllis (Denis) Marino, Kerry (Karla) Barnett, Gregg (Denise) Barnett and Todd (Cathy) Barnett. Mark served his country as a member of the US Navy and was honorably discharged after a 13-year military career. During Mark’s naval career, he received many commendations while touring the world. He spent time in the Gulf supporting US forces in Iraq. Mark’s passions included a lifelong love of trains and he was an accomplished model railroad enthusiast. Mark was also a supporter of the classic arts and was a fabulous clarinet player. Mark was a graduate of Pontiac Central High School and a four-year member of its award winning Symphonic and Marching Bands. Mark will be sorely missed by his family, numerous nieces and nephews and his friends. A graveside service will be held at Lakeview Cemetery in Clarkston at 2:00 pm on September 10, 2018

Services

  • Graveside Service Monday, September 10, 2018
REMEMBERING

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Kerry Barnett

August 30, 2018

Mark...yours is a life gone too soon. From the time I could remember, you were a part of everyday of my childhood. We shared a bedroom, piano lessons, choir camp, Sunday School, musical instruments, Schwinn bikes, the same schools and much more. This family took great pride in you as you grew into a decorated US Navy sailor and we will miss you more than words can express. I hope you are finally driving the train of your dreams, nonstop, full head of steam into the night sky. Kerry, Karla, Amanda, Andrew, Morgan, Nathan, Jillian and Philip.

FROM THE FAMILY