Bob C. Barnes, 84, of Monticello, passed away September 20, 2020 at Drew Memorial Hospital.
He was born December 26, 1935 to the late Clyde Howard and Bessie Lee Barnes in Monticello.
He was a barber in Monticello for 53 years and a member First Assembly of God. He was known as “Mr. Bob” to many close friends, “Poppa” to the grandkids, and “Big Poppa” to the great grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 61 years, Carolyn Barnes; a brother, Vernon Barnes; sister-in-law, Shelia Barnes; and brother-in-law, Joe Chambers.
Mr. Bob is survived by a son, David Barnes and wife Sharon, of Rowlett, Texas; daughter, Diane Waganer and husband Mike, of Van Buren; sister Jean Chambers, of Monticello; five grandkids, Amber Simon of Rowlett, Texas, Justin Smith and wife Andra, of Springdale, Jeremy Barnes and wife Lauren, of Jupiter, Florida, Becky Cuafield and husband Doug, of Ft. Smith, and Sam Waganer, of Ft. Smith; six great grandchildren, Liam, Aedan, and Rylan Simon, Charlotte and Jack Barnes, and Isaiah Caufield; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 25, at 2 p.m. at the Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Glover officiating.Visiation will be Friday prior to the service from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Union Ridge Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Bible Ministry at High Point Assembly of God, P.O. Box 189 Royse City, TX, 75189.