Donald Ray Barnes, age 72 of Harrisburg, passed away at 1 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
Donald was born on Monday, June 2, 1941, to the late Kenneth "Red" and Helen (Ewell) Barnes. He married Ruby DeBose on June 12, 1960, and she preceded him in death in 1999. Donald was a truck driver and a member of Cedar Bluff Social Brethren Church.
Donald is survived by daughter, Donna Stone and husband Tim of Harrisburg; daughter, Janice Vidmar and husband Richard of Harrisburg; son, Donald Ray Barnes Jr., and wife Sandra of Harrisburg; daughter, Glenda Vandenboom of Harrisburg; son, Richard Barnes and wife Debi of Rantou; son, Kenny Barnes and wife Misty of Elizabethtown; sister, Judy Oglesby and husband Bill of Harrisburg; sister, Joan DeBose and husband Clifford of Harrisburg; sister, Joyce DeBose of Eldorado; sister, Janice King and husband Dorris of Harrisburg; brother, Ronnie Barnes and wife Bev of Harrisburg; sister-in-law, Wilma Barnes; 11 grandchildren, Stephanie Prather, Samantha Jackson, Joey Barnes, Jessica Barnes, Jonathon Couture, Brandi Thompson, Kenny Barnes Jr., Erica Barnes, Kimberly Barnes, Dylan Vandenboom, Cheyenne Vandenboom and Jacob Barnes; seven great-grandchildren, Layonah Barnes, Caitlyn Jackson, Chloe Jackson, Colton Prather, Clayton Prather, JonRyan Couture and Caleb Couture; and a special friend Christine Johnson.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruby; son, Rickie Joe Barnes; brother, Harold Barnes; and brother, James Barnes.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. The Rev. Mandy Curry will officiate and burial will follow in Coffee Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com.