He was a WW II Navy Veteran, a lifetime member of the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local # 184 where he served 60 years and retired as a pipefitter for Pip Johnson Construction.
He is survived by his daughter, Lea Peyton of Paducah and one grandchild Michael Lee Peyton of Paducah.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise (Pember) Barnes; sister Audrey (Barnes) Watkins and Brother, Hollie Barnes. His parents were Walter Lee Barnes and Vizella (Baker) Barnes.
Graveside services were held at Symsonia Cemetery, Symsonia, on August 13.
Family ask that memorial contributions be made to Symsonia United Methodist Church fund at 11412 State Route 131 Symsonia, Ky. 42082 or the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Mary Louise Barnes, Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchmans LN STE 401, Louisville, KY. 40205-3284.