SALEM - Warren S. Barnes, 86, of Salem, died at 1:10 a.m. Wednesday at his home.
Warren was a hard working devoted man to his family. He fought a good hard battle to the very end.
He was born on Dec. 3, 1926 in Ellsworth Township in Mahoning County to the late Oliver Perry and Mildred Janette (Cooper) Barnes Sr.
He was an active member, trustee and usher of the Salem Church of God of the Abramhic Faith. He was employed over the years as a mechanic at Bare Farm Equipment, Dart Trucking Company for 20 years and last for Sam Mitchell in Greenford for six years. He was also a member of the Salem UCT # 590.
He is survived by his second wife, the former Ileen Dishong whom he married on March 29, 1982; his children, Dave (wife Debbie) Barnes of North Benton, Linda Beamer of Salem, stepdaughters Cindy (companion Mel Nenadic) Barnes of Columbiana, and Sandy (husband John) Lucas of Columbiana; four grand children, one step grand child, six great grand children and two step great grand children.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, the former Loretta Eddy whom he married on Oct.19, 1945 and who died in 1980, and his siblings, Thelma Hunt, Anna Mae Gonda, Mildred Roeder, Mary Molly Barnes, Margaret Cooper, David, Lee and Oliver Barnes.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral Home with the Brothers Kim Bergman and Ray Luxeuil officiating. The burial will immediately follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery near Greenford.
A time of visitation will be observed from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
Warren requested that memorial contributions to be made to the building fund of the church.
You can view the obituary, sign the guest book or leave a tribute at www.apgreenisenfh.com.