Barnes, Richard (Jasper)

Monday, October 16, 2017
Richard Barnes Sr.
Richard Barnes Sr.

Richard Barnes Sr., 64 , of Jasper, Tennessee, passed away at his home on Saturday, October 14, 2017. 

Richard was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jasper. He  was a past master at the Marion Masonic Lodge 515 of South Pittsburg. He was the founder of Barnes Tire in Jasper and he was vice chairman of the Board of Sequatchie Valley Electric Co-op. He was also an Eagle Scout and he served in the National Guard for six years. 

He was preceded in death by his fathers, Walter Alvin King and Robert Barnes. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 45 years, Connie Barnes; his mother, Pauline Barnes; son, Rick (Ann) Barnes; daughter, Stephanie (Buddy) Durham; sisters, Barbara (Larry) Jones, Kristi (Tracy) Wooden; grandchildren, Beth Barnes, Stephen Barnes, Denson Durham, Dru Durham, Nicole Smith and Emily Bryson; and best friend, Jim Blevins. 

Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 16, from 3-8 p.m. with a Masonic Service conducted at 6:30 p.m. CST. Visitation will also be Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 12 p.m. until time of service. 

Funeral services will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 3 p.m. CST with Deacon Herb Gravitt and friend Jim Blevins officiating with full military honors presented by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guards. 

Interment will follow at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens. 

Arrangements are by Tate Funeral Home LLC, Jasper, TN. 


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