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“Dear Bill and Dolores, I sent a Christmas card to Bob last month, and it came back to me today. I did a search and learned that he had passed. My...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Susan Barnes - Minneapolis, MN

“Thank you for the opportunity to meet such a wonderful, kindspirited person and allowing us to partner in his care. He truely blessed all of us. I...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Julie Upchurch - OH

“Dear Bill, Dolores and Family;We are all mourning the loss of our long time patient and friend, Bob. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Dr. Manifold & Joseph's Office - OH

“I had the fortunate opportunity of working with Bob for many years at WKEF. Bob was always a person you could count on. I so enjoyed talking to him,...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: D'Aun Walker - Dayton, OH

“Bob Barnes was a very dear friend of Dave and I. He always made sure he visited us at Christmas time and we would share our past memories of his...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Barbara Janney Sloan - Kettering, OH

“Bob was a dear, dear friend of mine, we worked closely together for over 16 years at Channel 22. He had a great sense of humor, and we shared our...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Ellicott - Tipp City, OH


BARNES, Robert Earl age 78 of Miamisburg, OH and formerly of Dayton, OH, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at Newark Healthcare Centre in Newark, OH. Bob was born on January 17, 1931 to the late Dr. Ward L. Barnes and Grace Henderson Barnes. He graduated from Stivers High School and then enlisted in the U.S Navy for four years serving in California and Alaska. He graduated from the University of Dayton with a degree in Public Communication. Bob spent many years in the television business, finally serving as behind the camera satellite coordinator for WKEF, Channel 22. Bob is survived by brother and sister-in-law, William and Dolores Barnes of Granville, OH; nephew, Brad Barnes and family of Granville, OH; niece, Barbara Herkert and family of Newport, OR; other family members, Ralph and Joan Tincher, Rex and Louise Tincher of Dayton and Amy and Mark Fitzsimmons of West Carrolton. Funeral services will he held on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at 1:00 PM at Routsong Funeral Home, 81 N. Main St., Centerville. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Family will receive friends from one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, Ohio 45420 or to a charity of choice. Condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family at www.routsong.com.

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