20 Comments

  1. Brenda Renegar Williams

    Family is in our thoughts and prayers. Would love to be there, and see all the cousins, but we are trying to stay out of crowds. Will be there in spirit, and watch service on line. Love y’all.

    Reply
  2. Mike & Jeanie Hyde

    We are sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.

    Reply
  3. Linda F. Williams

    I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with each of you during this time. I know what losing a sibling is like.

    Reply
  4. Ann Ramsey Hopkins

    I am sorry to hear about Bobby Gene. Ann Ramsey Hopkins (Woodrow’s daughter)

    Reply
  5. Barbara J Pierce

    Hi guys I am so sorry, I love him and Ellen, when they live with us i will never forget .I don’t know if I can come ,but I won’t too tell you I love all you Guys a lot

    Reply
  6. Rexine Pigg

    Bobby Jean was always so active at Beech Grove Church & he always made me feel welcome when I went. We shared great fellowship, sermons great gospel singing & wonderful food. He was dedicated & was a servant of God. Fly high to your reward to join your bride in paradise. My sympathy & prayers are for you brothers, sons & many grands. Amen!

    Reply
  7. Barbara Faulkner

    So sorry for Bobby Gene’s loss. May God comfort your hearts. Sending my love.

    Reply
  8. Jane Bradley

    My heart is broken to hear of Bobby Jean passing. He was always a bright light at the Beech Grove Church..Spread your wings and fly Bobby Jean, fly high. You have earned it!! “To God be the Glory “

    Reply
  9. Farley Newton

    I’m so sorry

    Reply
  10. Donna fetters partain

    So sorry for your loss he will be missed

    Reply
  11. Betty Williams

    I am so sorry to hear of Bobby Gene’s passing. He was a mighty fine fellow, and, he will be missed by many. My prayers for peace and comfort for his family.

    Reply
  12. James Dempsey

    So sorry to hear about Bobby. Prayers for the family

    Reply
  13. larry and michelle phillips

    Prayers with the family during this time of loss.

    Reply
  14. Rex Walker

    Our prayers go up for the family at this time of loss.

    Reply
  15. Bill Gilliam Family

    Our family sends deepest condolences at the loss of Bobby Gene. He has been in poor health for some time, but now he is resting and no longer suffering. May God Bless you all.

    Reply
  16. DeLois Thompson

    So so very sorry to hear about Bobby Gene. My heart is saddened to learn of his passing. I will always be so greatful for his help in the past
    Bobby Gene will be missed. Joe and I sends our love.

    Reply
  17. Diane Knowles

    We are so sorry to hear of Bobby Gene passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God be a comfort to you in the times ahead.
    Phillip and Diane Spray Knowles

    Reply
  18. Bill GilliamFamily

    Our family sends sincere condolences at the loss of Bobby Gene. He has had so many health issues in the last few years, and he is now resting in peace with no more problems. May God Bless you all.

    Reply
  19. Bobby and Donna Mitchell

    Tony so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

    Reply
  20. Nancy woods

    So sorry for your loss my prayers go out to all of you

    Reply

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Bobby Gene Barnes
January 27, 1936 -
January 9, 2021

Visitation

January 13, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Service 

January 14, 2021
11:00 AM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Bobby Gene Barnes, age 84, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Shedd officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens.

Bobby Gene was born on January 27, 1936 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Eugene Woodard “EW” and Florence Renager Barnes. He served in the Army National Guard and was a member of the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge, and the National Rifle Association. Mr. Barnes was a member of Beech Grove United Methodist Church and loved hunting, fishing, golf, and operating heavy equipment. He passed away on January 9, 2021 at Elk River Health and Rehab.

Survivors include his sons, Tony Barnes of Fayetteville, Tim (Susan) Barnes of Pulaski, and Todd (Brooke) Barnes of Pulaski; grandchildren, Shane (Kristin) Barnes, Mabern (Brian) Wall, Maghan (Eric) Arnold, Katie (Alex) Comen, Ken Barnes, Payton (Erin) Barnes, and Alyssa Evans; great-grandchildren, Skyler Barnes, Austin Truett, Chelsey Barnes, PJ Mahoney, Catherine Page Arnold, Robert Wade Arnold, Grace Barnes, Mabrie Ellen Wall, Meredith Jane Wall, Clark Ray Comen, William Wyatt Barnes, Jordan Arnold, and Dora Arnold; great-great-grandchildren, Brantley Hawkins, Easton Truett, and Dawson Truett; brothers, Thomas “Tom” Barnes, Joe Barnes, and William Barnes all of Fayetteville; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. In addition to his parents, Bobby Gene was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Ellen Bradford and a son, Kenneth Eugene Barnes.

Visitation with the family will be from 4 PM until 7 PM on Wednesday at Higgins Funeral Home. Those who are unable to attend the service on Thursday may tune in live on the Higgins Funeral Home website at higginsfh.com or watch a recording of the service on the obituary page for Mr. Bobby Gene Barnes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Boy Scout Troop #489, 523 Haysland Road, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or American Cancer Society-Lincoln County Chapter, c/o Cary Sullivan, P.O. Box 470, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

A live broadcast of the funeral service will be available at the below link.

Watch webcast for Bobby Gene Barnes:
https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1112977

Video Services

20 Comments

  1. Brenda Renegar Williams

    Family is in our thoughts and prayers. Would love to be there, and see all the cousins, but we are trying to stay out of crowds. Will be there in spirit, and watch service on line. Love y’all.

    Reply
  2. Mike & Jeanie Hyde

    We are sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.

    Reply
  3. Linda F. Williams

    I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with each of you during this time. I know what losing a sibling is like.

    Reply
  4. Ann Ramsey Hopkins

    I am sorry to hear about Bobby Gene. Ann Ramsey Hopkins (Woodrow’s daughter)

    Reply
  5. Barbara J Pierce

    Hi guys I am so sorry, I love him and Ellen, when they live with us i will never forget .I don’t know if I can come ,but I won’t too tell you I love all you Guys a lot

    Reply
  6. Rexine Pigg

    Bobby Jean was always so active at Beech Grove Church & he always made me feel welcome when I went. We shared great fellowship, sermons great gospel singing & wonderful food. He was dedicated & was a servant of God. Fly high to your reward to join your bride in paradise. My sympathy & prayers are for you brothers, sons & many grands. Amen!

    Reply
  7. Barbara Faulkner

    So sorry for Bobby Gene’s loss. May God comfort your hearts. Sending my love.

    Reply
  8. Jane Bradley

    My heart is broken to hear of Bobby Jean passing. He was always a bright light at the Beech Grove Church..Spread your wings and fly Bobby Jean, fly high. You have earned it!! “To God be the Glory “

    Reply
  9. Farley Newton

    I’m so sorry

    Reply
  10. Donna fetters partain

    So sorry for your loss he will be missed

    Reply
  11. Betty Williams

    I am so sorry to hear of Bobby Gene’s passing. He was a mighty fine fellow, and, he will be missed by many. My prayers for peace and comfort for his family.

    Reply
  12. James Dempsey

    So sorry to hear about Bobby. Prayers for the family

    Reply
  13. larry and michelle phillips

    Prayers with the family during this time of loss.

    Reply
  14. Rex Walker

    Our prayers go up for the family at this time of loss.

    Reply
  15. Bill Gilliam Family

    Our family sends deepest condolences at the loss of Bobby Gene. He has been in poor health for some time, but now he is resting and no longer suffering. May God Bless you all.

    Reply
  16. DeLois Thompson

    So so very sorry to hear about Bobby Gene. My heart is saddened to learn of his passing. I will always be so greatful for his help in the past
    Bobby Gene will be missed. Joe and I sends our love.

    Reply
  17. Diane Knowles

    We are so sorry to hear of Bobby Gene passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God be a comfort to you in the times ahead.
    Phillip and Diane Spray Knowles

    Reply
  18. Bill GilliamFamily

    Our family sends sincere condolences at the loss of Bobby Gene. He has had so many health issues in the last few years, and he is now resting in peace with no more problems. May God Bless you all.

    Reply
  19. Bobby and Donna Mitchell

    Tony so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

    Reply
  20. Nancy woods

    So sorry for your loss my prayers go out to all of you

    Reply

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20 Comments

  1. Brenda Renegar Williams

    Family is in our thoughts and prayers. Would love to be there, and see all the cousins, but we are trying to stay out of crowds. Will be there in spirit, and watch service on line. Love y’all.

    Reply
  2. Mike & Jeanie Hyde

    We are sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.

    Reply
  3. Linda F. Williams

    I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with each of you during this time. I know what losing a sibling is like.

    Reply
  4. Ann Ramsey Hopkins

    I am sorry to hear about Bobby Gene. Ann Ramsey Hopkins (Woodrow’s daughter)

    Reply
  5. Barbara J Pierce

    Hi guys I am so sorry, I love him and Ellen, when they live with us i will never forget .I don’t know if I can come ,but I won’t too tell you I love all you Guys a lot

    Reply
  6. Rexine Pigg

    Bobby Jean was always so active at Beech Grove Church & he always made me feel welcome when I went. We shared great fellowship, sermons great gospel singing & wonderful food. He was dedicated & was a servant of God. Fly high to your reward to join your bride in paradise. My sympathy & prayers are for you brothers, sons & many grands. Amen!

    Reply
  7. Barbara Faulkner

    So sorry for Bobby Gene’s loss. May God comfort your hearts. Sending my love.

    Reply
  8. Jane Bradley

    My heart is broken to hear of Bobby Jean passing. He was always a bright light at the Beech Grove Church..Spread your wings and fly Bobby Jean, fly high. You have earned it!! “To God be the Glory “

    Reply
  9. Farley Newton

    I’m so sorry

    Reply
  10. Donna fetters partain

    So sorry for your loss he will be missed

    Reply
  11. Betty Williams

    I am so sorry to hear of Bobby Gene’s passing. He was a mighty fine fellow, and, he will be missed by many. My prayers for peace and comfort for his family.

    Reply
  12. James Dempsey

    So sorry to hear about Bobby. Prayers for the family

    Reply
  13. larry and michelle phillips

    Prayers with the family during this time of loss.

    Reply
  14. Rex Walker

    Our prayers go up for the family at this time of loss.

    Reply
  15. Bill Gilliam Family

    Our family sends deepest condolences at the loss of Bobby Gene. He has been in poor health for some time, but now he is resting and no longer suffering. May God Bless you all.

    Reply
  16. DeLois Thompson

    So so very sorry to hear about Bobby Gene. My heart is saddened to learn of his passing. I will always be so greatful for his help in the past
    Bobby Gene will be missed. Joe and I sends our love.

    Reply
  17. Diane Knowles

    We are so sorry to hear of Bobby Gene passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God be a comfort to you in the times ahead.
    Phillip and Diane Spray Knowles

    Reply
  18. Bill GilliamFamily

    Our family sends sincere condolences at the loss of Bobby Gene. He has had so many health issues in the last few years, and he is now resting in peace with no more problems. May God Bless you all.

    Reply
  19. Bobby and Donna Mitchell

    Tony so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

    Reply
  20. Nancy woods

    So sorry for your loss my prayers go out to all of you

    Reply

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