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Ovid Barnes

June 23, 1927 June 14, 2016
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Ovid Barnes, age 88, of Eddyville, Illinois passed away June 14, 2016 at Saline Care Center in Harrisburg, Illinois.
He was born June 23, 1927 in Vigo County, IN to Algan and Ola (Allison) Barnes. Ovid married Bertha Williams on October 1, 1949 and she preceded him in death on February 2, 1999. He was a U.S. ARMY and WW II veteran. Ovid worked as a truck driver for Interstate Motor Freight System, worked for the U.S. Forest Service, and was a former member of Teamsters Local 135 in Indianapolis, IN. After retirement, Ovid owned and operated Barnes Small Engine Repair Shop in Eddyville, IL. He was a member of New Home Church. Work was his hobby.
Ovid is survived by two sons, Doug Barnes of Martinsville, IN, Steve Barnes of Columbus, OH; daughter, Denise Threet and husband Doug of Eddyville, IL; six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by 13 brothers and sisters.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Interment will follow the service at New Home Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 on Friday, June 17, 2016 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: VFW Post 9227 PO Box 6 Golconda, Illinois 62938

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Visitation

Friday

17

Jun

4:00 PM 6/17/2016 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/17/2016 8:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

18

Jun

10:00 AM 6/18/2016 10:00:00 AM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States
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