Percy Cornell Barnes, 92, of Ridgeway, Va. passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021. He was born January 24, 1929 in Henry County, to Jerry A. Barnes and Ellen Compton Barnes Blakenship.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Kennon C. Barnes.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Clara C. Barnes; his daughter Debra B. Anderson (Marvin); sons, Percy C. “Rusty” Barnes II (Wanda) and Clark D. Barnes (Yvette); five grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren.
Mr. Barnes worked as a salesman for Blue Ridge Hardware and Supply Company for 43 years. He was very good at working with his hands and he loved woodwork and antiques. He also enjoyed his yearly trip to Myrtle Beach with his wife.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, 2021at Rich Acres Christian Church with Reverend Tim Hunt officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rich Acres Christian Church, 422 Mountain View Road, Martinsville, VA 24112.
Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, VA
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