William Edward "Bill" Barnes, 91, of Spindale, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018.
A native of Camden, SC, he was the son of the late Edward Thomas and Effie Elizabeth Sanders Barnes. He was a retired textile manager and a member of Spindale United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir for 66 years. Bill attended The Citadel, served in the Navy during WWII, and graduated from Clemson University. He was a wonderful father and grandfather, an avid golfer, and a lifelong sports fan.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 70 years, Dolly Graham Barnes of the home; daughters, Bonnie Barnes Counts and husband Benny of Chapin, SC, Patricia Barnes Kerr and husband Duncan of Raleigh, NC and Amy Melissa Barnes of Spindale; two grandchildren, and his "new family" at White Oak of Rutherfordton.
Memorial services were held at Spindale United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spindale United Methodist Church Music Department, PO Box 241, Spindale, NC 2816.
Crowe's Mortuary and Crematory is serving the family.