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Gary Barnes

Gary R. Barnes

Tuesday, March 15th, 1938 Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

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Obituary for Gary R. Barnes

Gary R. Barnes, retired insurance and investment agent, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019. He was preceded in death by parents, George and Lucile Barnes. He is survived by his wife Betty, of over 60 years; children, Cynthia Pauls of Dallas, TX, Jeffrey (Shelly) Barnes of Mulvane, KS, and Monica (Eric) Weigandt of Wichita, KS; siblings, Nancy Chenoweth and Steve Barnes; grandchildren, Zackary Pauls, Trent Pauls, Gage Weigandt, and Lacey (Jayson) Ross-Williams; and great-grandchild, Jolie Williams. Viewing: Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 5 to 7 pm. Funeral: 9:30 am, Friday, May 24, 2019 with viewing 30 minutes prior; all at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby, KS 67037. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Smith Family Mortuary
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, May 24th, 2019 | 9:00am - 9:30am
    Smith Family Mortuary
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
    Friday, May 24th, 2019
    9:00am - 9:30am
  • Service

    Friday, May 24th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Smith Family Mortuary
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
    Friday, May 24th, 2019
    Cindy Pauls
  • Interment

    Friday, May 24th, 2019 |
    Douglass Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Douglass, Kansas
    Friday, May 24th, 2019

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Karen Lasley

Jeff, I'm so sorry. I know what your loss feels like, unfortunately, and my heart hurts for you, your Mom, Cyndi and Monica. Find comfort in the wonderful memories. Karen Lasley
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