|Birth: ||Jun. 25, 1923|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 2010|
Indian River County
Donald H. Barnes
U.S. Veteran Donald H. Barnes, 86, formerly of Mill St., died March 18 in the Indian River Medical Center, Vero Beach, FL.
Mr. Barnes worked for the Refuse / Recycle shop as a truck driver at Fort Drum from 1972 until retiring in 1991. Mr. Barnes was previously a salesman for various food distributors. He was a member of Stone Presbyterian Church, the VFW Post 1400, American Legion Post 61 and the Eagles Club.
He was born June 25, 1923 in Brockville, Ontario, Canada, a son of Herbert and Janet Halliday Barnes. Mr. Barnes served with the US Army from February 1943 until November of 1945. He served with the 3rd Armored Division in the European-African- Middle Eastern Theatre of Operations. His awards included the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal and European African Middle Eastern Service Medal.
He married Della Wiley Pitcher in 1955. She passed away in 1994.
Mr. Barnes is survived by his companion, Avis Bartlett Erwin, Watertown. A step-son, Robert (Fran) Pitcher and family, a step daughter-in-law, Jessie Pitcher and family, all of Watertown. A brother and his wife, Ronald and Sheila Barnes; a sister Vada Davis, all of Watertown. Several nieces and nephews. A sister-in-law, Daisy Barnes and family, Syracuse. Don was predeceased by a brother, William Barnes, Sr., a step-son, Roger Pitcher, and a son, Larry Peterson.
A memorial service will take place later in the spring at the Stone Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Evans Mills Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.
Old Evans Mills Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Sandra Royers-Scheve
Record added: Apr 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51037917