Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 1, 2011 10:49 am EDT


MANSFIELD — John W. Barnes, 71, of Mansfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following a short illness.

John was born July 13, 1940, in Mansfield the son of Wilson and Josephine (Mayberry) Barnes and was graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1958. John continued his education at Kent State University, earning a Masters Degree in Business Administration. Although a businessman John loved the outdoors, especially hunting.

Survived by his wife Gloria (Leach) Barnes; daughters, Rae Lynn Mannor and Kathy (Jeff) Wesley; son, Richard (Melissa) Barnes; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Tom Romanin.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Kay Romanin.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m.

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