COSHOCTON — Charles “Mick” Barnett,
67, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with his family
by his side.
He was born June 17, 1943, in Buckhannon, W.Va., to Genevieve Betty (Helmick) and James Essle Barnett. He was a 1961 graduate of Union High School, and was very close to his classmates. He retired from Clow on June 1, 2004, after 40 years. He was a member of the Coshocton Gun Club, AMVETS, Moose Lodge and Eagles Lodge, and also the NRA. Mick loved varmint hunting, long-range shooting and reloading rifle shells. He was also an avid reader of western novels and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Denise (William) Huston of Coshocton; sons, Charles Michael (Patty) Barnett of Westerville and Marc (Sandy) Barnett of Walhonding; brothers, Elmer L. (Cheryl) Barnett and Jack E. (Sharon) Barnett, both of Coshocton; sisters, Betty (Jack) Ziak of Cuyahoga Falls and Judy (Matt) Castro of Stewartsville, N.J.; six grandchildren, Payton, Rylee, Brian, Emily, Tyler and Natalie; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James, on April 5, 1991, and Genevieve, on March 27, 2010.
A funeral service will be held Friday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw. Pastor Mark Granger will officiate. Burial will follow in New Castle Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Memorial donations can be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York City, NY 10004, or at www.jdrf.org. Information is available at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.