Barnes- Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Sumac Lodge, Sarnia on Sunday November 10, 2019. Donald Allan Barnes age 92 years of Courtright. Beloved husband of the late Gladys Helene (Hiller) who passed away in October of 2010. Dear father of Robert Barnes (Maureen) of Courtright and Diane Barnes of Sumac Lodge, Sarnia. Loving and supportive grandfather of Tracy (Jason) Williams of Courtright and Ryan (Kelly) Barnes of Corunna. Great-grandfather of Megan and Alyson Williams and Blake and Kaci Barnes. Don is also survived by several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews and is also a great-uncle to many more. He was predeceased by his parents, Lafayette and Ethyl Barnes. He was the youngest and last surviving of his family and was predeceased by; 6 brothers, John, Harold, Elmer, Sam, Bob and Frederick and 4 sisters, Velma, Loretta, Marie and May. Don retired from Polymer after many years of service in Sarnia, France and Tennessee. He was a councilor in the Village of Courtright and was a volunteer fireman. He also served on many boards and committees and was a volunteer on the building of the Courtright Community Hall (The Silverdome). He also spent many hours at the baseball fields in Courtright. Don’s family would like to thank the staff at Sumac Lodge for their care and compassion shown to Don during his stay there for the last 2 years and especially during his last days. The care and concern was incredible. Cremation has taken place and there will be no formal visitation or funeral service. A private family graveside service will be held in Moore-Union Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna Messages and condolences may be left online at www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845.
There will be no formal visitation.
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A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.