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  • Reginald H. (Reg) Barnes

  • Reginald H. (Reg) Barnes, 83, of 2531 State Route 29, Dolgeville (Town of Salisbury), passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at his residence, with his loving family at his side.

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  • Reginald H. (Reg) Barnes, 83, of 2531 State Route 29, Dolgeville (Town of Salisbury), passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at his residence, with his loving family at his side.
    He was born on July 5, 1929, in the Town of Little Falls, the son of the late Carl L. and Reva M. (Darling) Barnes. He was educated in both Salisbury and Dolgeville schools.
    He was united in marriage to his wife of 56 years, the former Lillian Holl, on November 3, 1956, at the Inghams Mills Baptist Church.
    Mr. Barnes was a veteran of the US Army, entering the service on January 23, 1947, in New York City. He was honorably discharged as a Private First Class on June 25, 1948, at Ft. Dix, NJ.
    He was a 40 year member of the Dolgeville Masonic Lodge #796 F&AM and a 35 year member of the Ziyara Temple of the Shrine AAONMS, Utica, the Salisbury Vol. Fire Dept. and the Salisbury Vol. Fire Dept. Benevolent Assn. An avid golfer, he also enjoyed playing cards and competing in anything. He was the family reunion auctioneer and an avid Yankees fan. But, he mostly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
    Mr. Barnes was employed as a construction foreman for the former Lane Construction Co. for many years. He was last employed in that same capacity for the Collins Construction Co., Albany.
    He is survived by his wife, Lillian; his sons, Timothy A. Barnes and  his wife, Melissa, Little Falls, and Gary B. Barnes and his wife, Shannon, Salisbury; his sister, Marilyn Juba and Paul Louis, Middleville; his sister-in-law, Patricia Barnes, Salisbury Center; nine grandchildren, Timothy A. Barnes, Jr., Melissa A. Barnes, Christopher Barnes, Stephanie Barnes-Sanchez, Nathan Steele, Gage Rice, Chelsea Barnes, Skyler Taylor and Chania Barnes; nine great-grandchildren, Tyler Barnes, Sophia Barnes, Jayden Sanchez, Willfredo Sanchez, Jullian Sanchez, Maria Barnes, Gage Turner, Athena Turner and Alexis Turner; special nephews, Ronald Barnes and Dolly, Leland Barnes, Jr., and Jan, Randy Barnes and Kim and Jerry Barnes; a special niece, Eleanor Clements; and many other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Leland Barnes, Sr., in 1997, and Paul C. Barnes, Sr., in 2010, and by his sister, Madelyn J. Lawrence, in 2012.
    Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. from the Chapman-Moser Funeral Home, Inc., 42 N. Ann Street, Little Falls, with the Rev. Robert Brent, Pastor of the Full Gospel Assembly of God Church, Salisbury Center, officiating. Interment will take place in Salisbury Rural Cemetery, Town of Salisbury, where Military Honors will be accorded.
    Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at the funeral home on Saturday, May 11, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and to attend the funeral services to follow.
    It is the wish of the family that contributions in memory of Mr. Barnes be considered to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250. Envelopes are also available at the funeral home for this purpose.
    Page 2 of 2 - Online remembrances at www.chapmanmoser.com.
    Members of the Dolgeville Masonic Lodge #796 will call in a body on Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m. to conduct their ritualistic services.
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