Funeral services to honor the life of Mr. Barnes will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery. A visitation will be held Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Liberty Mortuary.
Robert Joseph Barnes, 50, of 111 Lloyd Street, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 at Cannon Memorial Hospital. Born in Pickens, he was the widower of Jeanette Watson Barnes and a son of Clara B. Ladd Kelly of Liberty and the late Robert Conley Barnes. He loved being outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of Rice’s Creek Church of God of Prophecy.
Surviving in addition to his mother are his stepfather, Fred Kelly of Liberty; 3 daughters, Margie Hall(Kyle Kunzler) of Liberty, Jessica Barnes(Craig) of Seneca and Lucy Scruggs(Chris) of Liberty; 5 sisters, Sara Fricks of Travelers Rest; Melissa Hyde of Liberty, Wendy Williams of Liberty, Becky Miller of Easley and Hope Barnes of Oklahoma; 2 brothers, John Atkinson and J.R. Barnes both of Pendleton; 7 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will be at the home of his sister, Melissa Hyde at 115 Alta Vista Drive Liberty, SC 29657. Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements. www.libertymortuary.com