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“TO THE ENTIRE STARNES FAMILY! DUE TO THE DEATH OF MY FATHER ON OCTOBER 7, 2016, I WAS UNABLE TO ATTEND THE SERVICES FOR BRAD!MY HEART WAS DEEPLY...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Edwina Whitehead - Newton Falls, OH

“Please accept my heartfelt sympathy. Brad was a fine young man I was privileged to know as a student at McGuffey. May the memories of his special...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: susan ross - Warren, OH

“Paul & Sherry,So sad to hear about Brad's passing. Although it's been a long time we are hurting for you both. May God grant you peace in this...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Steve Betros - Fort Collins, CO

“I watched Brad & his brothers play with my girls for years. These are some of my most cherished memories. Our condolences to the Starnes family. ...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: sheri bugganer/liebal - TX

“To the Starnes Family, We are very saddened for your loss and very upset and depressed to hear of Brad's passing. We will miss him. I will always...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Matt Daskivich - Little Elm, TX

“Paul, Sherry, Brian, Ben and the entire Starnes family:I am so saddened by the loss of Brad. I hold so many wonderful memories in my heart of Brad...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Sandy Blake - Atlanta, GA

“Sorry for your loss my sincere condolences ”
7 of 27 | Posted by: Melissa Henderson-Whiddon - OH

“To the Starnes Family,Please know you have been in my prayers and on my heart since receiving the news of Brads passing. May God be your comforter...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Barbara Hartley - Dayton, OH

“My deepest sympathies for Mr. & Mrs. Starnes. It really is a shock to see someone who I looked up to while we were in school go so suddenly. ...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: TJ Parker - New York, NY - friend

“So sorry to hear of Brad's passing. My condolences to all. ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Robert Raines - Cypress, TX

“My deepest condolences. I will always remember Brad's hilarity and infectious smile. His laughter made even the toughest of days on the pool deck...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Sarah Anzelmo-Steele - Richmond, VA

“You may be gone Brad, but I'm lighting this candle for the memory of you! You will never be forgotten. I'm glad I crossed paths with you. The Price...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Amy Price - warren, OH - Friend

“My prayers go out to the family of Brad, I haven't talked to you since high school but you were always a good person. Fly high brother..... ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: Douglas Sutton - Friend

“May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days, my most heartfelt condolences. ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Tony Gerschutz - Hilliard, OH

“My deepest condolences to you and your family. ”
15 of 27 | Posted by: constance ball - warren, OH

“I am very sorry for your loss. Brad had a good soul. He will be missed by all who knew him. May he rest in peace. ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: John Popadak - Niles, OH - Friend

“I am still numb from loosing my dear friend. He was a man's man that I am proud to have known. Gone way too soon. See you in the next life my brother...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Dave D - Pittsburgh, PA - friend

“I was shocked to hear of Brad's passing. I know that he will be missed by all who knew him. He was kind, intelligent, helpful, generous... Prayers...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Melissa Channelll - Coworker

“Mr and Mrs Starnes, Brian, Ben and Family-Please accept Christina, Will and I's condolences. I am deeply saddened at the loss of Brad. He will...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Jason Elias - Sarasota, FL

“My deepest condolences to you through this tough time. My heart breaks for you all and you're in my thoughts. Although I had not spoken to Brad in...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Nupur Chandra - Ft Lauderdale, FL

“Sincerest Condolences .. ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Cyndi Dunnam-( Starnes) - GA

“We are sickened to hear about Brad and pray for his family at this time. We will forever remember Brad as such a kind hearted guy.we have So many fun...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Nicole and Noah Wayt - Warren, OH

“Offering my condolences to your family during this time. Brad & I were team-mates on W.G.H.'s swim team in high school. He was a great athlete and...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Amanda Ricci

“So sorry for your loss .You are in our prayers. ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: carl & brunda benson - warren, OH

“Starnes family,I am deeply, deeply, saddened by Brad's passing. It seems like yesterday that he and I were attached at the hip during swim season at...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Kevin Divincenzo - Pleasant Hill, CA

“Paul and Sherry I am so sorry for your loss. I know there is nothing I can say except you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
26 of 27 | Posted by: Becky Rogers - Family

“I am sorry for your loss. Brad and I worked together in The Learning Center at Kent State Trumbull. He was always there to help the staff and...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Jeri Starkey - Cortland, OH


WARREN-Brad M. Starnes 34, died Oct. 10, 2016 in Cleveland, OH. He was born October 21, 1981 in Warren. Brad was the son of Paul G. and Sherry L. Starnes, Jr. of Warren, OH.

Brad graduated from Warren G. Harding in 2000 and graduated in 2014 from Kent State University with a BS in Math.
Brad loved all sports and played on the WGH baseball team and was also on the Swim Team. He continued to play softball, golf, bowl and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Brad also loved the OSU Buckeyes and was an avid Cleveland sports fan. He was thrilled with the Cavaliers Championship and excited about the Indians 2016 season.

Brad also was a member of The Salvation Army of Warren and enjoyed his volunteer days helping with the Christmas feeding program and helping on the Disaster Canteen. He was proud to have family members as ministers in the Salvation Army.

Brad was very proud and loved his brothers Brian (Kelli) Starnes, Hilliard, OH and Benjamin (Michelle) Starnes, McDonald, OH and will be missed by his long time special friend Nichole Stein and many cousins and extended family members.

He loved and cherished his nieces and nephews Brielle, Trevor, Anthony and Mia. Uncle Ron (Margaret) Starnes, NY, NY; Aunt Barb (Tom) Duperree, Philadelphia; Aunt Stacey (Jeff) Madison, Hilliard,OH as well as Uncle Bob McCloud, Warren and Uncle David McCloud (Dori), Warren.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Camden and Una McCloud Wolfe, cousin Bobby McCloud, Jr.; cousin James "Bud" Van Pelt.

Brad is survived by his parents, Paul G. and Sherry L. Starnes, Jr.; grandparents, Paul G. and Norma J. Starnes, Sr. of Warren; brother's Brian and Benjamin.

Service will be held 6:00 pm Friday, October 14th at McFarland & Son Funeral Services, 271 North Park Ave., Warren, Mrs. Major Joan Brewer, a retired Salvation Army Officer will officiate. Brad's family will gather to meet friends and family 4:00 pm till 6:00 pm at the funeral home.

Brad will be missed by all that knew him and most important to always be remembered as a soft hearted, gentle soul that he was.

Material contributions may be made in Brad's name to the Warren Salvation Army, 270 Franklin St. SE Warren, OH 44483. Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland and Son Funeral and Cremation Services Co, 271 North Park Avenue, Warren, OH 44481, 330-393-9621. Please visit www.McFarlandCares.com to view this obituary, send condolences.

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