William O. Barnett Sr., 70, of Reelsville, died Monday, March 28, 2005, in his residence.
Born June 13, 1934, in Reelsville, he was the son of James and Valena Bond Barnett and married Ruby Fulk Barnett on Feb. 7, 1959.
He was an auto mechanic for several years in Brazil until retirement in 1996 and was a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed birds, gardening, mushroom hunting and being a grandpa.
His brother, Delano "Peanut" Barnett and a grandson, Adam Blakely, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, William O. Barnett Jr., and wife, Janna, of Reelsville and Roman J. Barnett and wife, Ginger, of Reelsville; a brother, Mitchell Barnett and wife, Marcie, of Greencastle; four grandchildren, Trei Barnett, Cassey Barnett, Coleman Lanham-Barnett and Anna Wilson, all of Reelsville; several nieces, nephews and other family.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the Lawson Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave., Brazil with visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Burial will be in the Lower Boone Hutchison Cemetery.