Weldon Barnes
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Weldon Barnes
  • March 10, 1939 - October 19, 2017
  • Amarillo, Texas

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Ray was born in Bowie, Texas to Ollie and Althea Barnes. He was a hardworking, man who never met a stranger, and he knew everyone. His family was the most important thing to him. He met the love of his life Gail Crisel they were married for 53 wonderful years. He was the peacekeeper of the family he was quick to lend a hand and never asked for one thing in return. He enjoyed fishing and collecting guns. His Sunday morning breakfast was the best! He worked for Cal Farley's Boy Ranch for many years and would help any of the kids that needed it; he had a heart of gold.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Jimmy James Barnes.

He is survived by his loving wife Gail; his children Christina Durand; Barbara Hiller and husband Tommy; Kandi Barnes and husband David and Lisa Baldwin and husband Robert. Siblings Norma Favlora; Luanne Carmenita and Brenda Neto. Grandchildren Craig Durand, Autumn Jewett, Elyse Draper, Alec Baldwin, Blaine Jewett, Bailey Baldwin, Heath Hemelstrand and Dawson Barnes. Five great grandchildren and a host of other loving relatives and friends.



Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery, Amarillo, TX.