Born in Gainesville Fl, died peacefully at the age if 68 in his home, surrounded by family and friends. Mr. Barnes was a life long resident of Gainesville. He attended Gainesville High School and the University of Florida, where he got his Masters in psychology. Mr. Barnes served as a school psychologist in the Alachua County school system until his retirement in 2016. Mr. Barnes had an avid love of all sports and coached at both recreational and high school level in Alachua County. He is preceded in death by his parents, Margaret and Cecil Barnes of Gainesville, and his sister, Laura Clance of Gainesville. He is survived by his sister Patricia Hunt of Gainesville, niece Terri Coleman of Albany, GA, and one Great niece and nephew, Lacey Coleman & Ricky Clance & many friends. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Sydney Lanier School in Gainesville, FL.
Visitation and service will be held June 25, 2022, with visitation running from 12-1 pm, and service starting at 1:00 pm at the Milam Chapel 311 S Main Street, Gainesville Fl. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.